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Other Names
Arabian Hound, Gazelle Hound, Persian Greyhound

Origin
Middle East, Antiquity

Use Today
Companion, Hare Coursing

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12 years of age

Weight & Height
31-55 Pounds & 22-28 Inches

Known Health Problems
Genetic Eye Diseases,cancer, Ehrlichiosis, epilepsy, hemangiosarcoma, hypothyroidism, anesthesia sensitivity

Physical Description
Medium to large size dog that is slender, muscular, and elegant. It has a long, narrow head with dark eyes, black or liver nose and long drop ears. It has a deep chest with long, curved tail.

Temperment
Noble dog with mind of its own. They are wary of strangers and should never be kept with other non-canine animals due to their natural instinct to hunt. They can however get along with other dogs and are a friendly family companion

Training
Highly difficult to train. This breed will never be perfectly obedient

Living Conditions
Not an apartment dog.

Grooming
Brush on occasion especially on the longer-haired areas

Exercise
Highly energetic and needs pleny of daily exercise

Coat Texture
Smooth, Silky coat with some featherings on the ears, tail and legs

Coat Colors
Red/White, Black/Tan, White, Fawn, Cream, Gold

Puppies
5-7 pups per litter

Recognition
Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club

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