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Greyhoun.jpg (7997 bytes) The Saluki are even-tempered and sensitive.  Gentle, affectionate, but not demonstrative.  This loyal dog may become attached to one person. 
Breed: Saluki
Country of Origin: Egypt
AKC Group: Hound
Function: Course gazelle
Life Span: 10-12 years
Appearance: Skinny
Color: Black & tan, fawn, white, cream, gold and red, as well as various combinations of these.
Coat Type: Smooth
Grooming: This odor-free dog's coat is easy to groom. Just occasionally brush and comb, especially on the longer-haired parts of the dog. The ears should be checked regularly to make sure they are clean.
Height: 23-28 inches
Weight: 29-66 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: Medium-high
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Canine only
Good With Strangers: Yes
Character: Aloof
Home Environment: Fenced yard
Best Owner:  
Potential Problems:  
Physical: This is a healthy breed that is not prone to any major health problems.