News

 

  • Slovenia is the first country to gain recognition for the Breed of Silken Windhounds.
  • Slovenian, ISWS and many performance Champions now exist.
  • Hungary allow Silkens to be exhibited at FCI shows through the Slovenian Side Registry.
  • March 2011 - United Kennel Club (UKC) in America added Silken Windhounds to their registry.
  • May 2012 - United Kingdom host first Silken Event - The UK Silken Rally, Kent
  • UK Silken Rally & Fun Show raises in excess of £360 for local Charity
  • July 2012 - The number of Silkens in the United Kingdom reaches 30 and more
  • August 2012.  The Hound Association hosting a Hound Parade at their Annual Show.  Representatives from the Silken Windhound breed invited to participate. To view images click here to go to our dedicated page.
  • UKSWC Members support Jillys Jolly Jaunt at various locations throughout the UK
  • UK member appointed as ISWS European representative for a 2 year term commencing from 2013
  • ISWS accept UKSWC's application to host the UK's first Silken Windhound Speciality Show in July 2013
  • July 2013 - UKSWC 1st ISWS Specialty Show held, Kent
  • June 2014 - UKSWC represent at 'Greet the Breed', Dogs Live, Kent
  • June 2014 - UKSWC 2nd Annual Specialty Show held, Kent
  • Change of ISWS European representative from January 2015. A second UK member appointed for this position
  • July 2015 - UKSWC host two Specialty Shows as well as annual Track Event over the one weekend, this time in Scotland.
  • Aug 2015 - UK Silkens invited to partake in a short league under BSFA
  • Feb 2016 - BSFA vote to allow Silkens to officially run at their meets  
  • July 2016 - UKSWC Annual Specialty Shows 5 & 6 held, Lincs.  Performance Day in Newmarket on Straight Grass Track
  • Dec 2016 Official Dog Publications agree to covering silken windhounds in Breed Notes
  • March 2017 - a second UK member joins the ISWS Board of Directors
  • July 2017 - another successful Show and Performance weekend