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Breed: Pharaoh Hound
Country of Origin: Ancient Egypt
AKC Group: Hound
Function: Guard dog
Life Span: 11-14 years
Appearance: Athletic
Color: Red or tan, often with white markings
Coat Type: Smooth
Grooming: It is only necessary to remove dead and loose hair with a rubber brush. Bathe or dry shampoo only when necessary. The Pharaoh Hound is a clean dog with no doggy odor.
Height: 21-25 inches
Weight: 45-55 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: Ok
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Yes
Good With Strangers: Reserved
Character: Active
Home Environment: Large yard
Best Owner: Active
Potential Problems:  
Physical: This is a very healthy and hardy breed, but beware, it can be highly sensitive to insecticides and medicines.