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Saluki


Saluki


UK KC Classification Hound
Country of Origin Middle East
Date of Origin Antiquity
Height 58 - 71 cm (22 - 28 inches)
Weight 14 - 25 Kgs (31 - 55 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 Yrs

Main Characteristics


Saluki are graceful dogs that are built for speed and endurance. Their coat is soft and silky and it can be a variety of colours.

Temperament

Saluki are intelligent and independent dogs.

Suitability

If you are considering a Saluki as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for hot climates
They require a lot of physical exercise

Interesting Facts

Saluki are also known as:
Gazelle Hound
Royal Dog of Egypt
Persian Greyhound
Tazi
Arabian Hound
 


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