Known for their elegant appearance, Afghan Hounds have a historical connection with Afghan royalty, who bred them for their hunting skills.
These dogs were named after King Charles II of England, who had a strong affection for them. They were often featured in royal portraits.
Originally bred as companions for Chinese emperors, Pekingese dogs were considered sacred and lived in luxury within the royal palaces.
Salukis are associated with ancient Egyptian and Middle Eastern royalty, who used them for hunting game. They were regarded as noble and graceful dogs.
Borzois, also known as Russian Wolfhounds, were favored by Russian nobility, including Tsars and aristocrats, for their graceful and regal appearance.
These small dogs were cherished by Japanese royalty and were often kept as cherished lapdogs in imperial palaces.
Historically, Irish Wolfhounds were associated with Irish chieftains and nobility. They were used for hunting wolves and were symbols of high status.