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UK KC Classification Hound
Country of Origin North Africa
Date of Origin Antiquity
Height 61 - 72 cm (24 - 28 inches)
Weight 20 - 27 Kgs (45 - 60 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Sloughi are graceful dogs that are built for speed and endurance. Their coat is short and fine and it can be light sand to fawn in colour, and with or without black colouration.


Sloughi are loyal and affectionate dogs but they can be aloof with strangers.


If you are considering a Sloughi as a pet, consider the following points:
They are unsuitable for urban living
They usually make good watch dogs
They are suitable for hot climates
They require a lot of physical exercise

Interesting Facts

Sloughi are also known as:
Arabian Greyhound
Sloughi Moghrebi

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