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Pharaoh Hound Info

Pharaoh Hound Breed Information

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Lifespan: 11-14 years Height: 21-25" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 6-8 pups
Group: Hound Weight: 44-55 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: Large

Breed Overview

The Pharaoh Hound is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 44 lbs that can reach 55 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Pharaoh Hound breed has a typical lifespan of 11 to 14 years, Short hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Pharaoh Hound should know that the average litter size is between 6 to 8 puppies.

Pharaoh Hound Breed Characteristics

Group Hound Drooler no
Size Large Guard Dog no
Origin Egypt Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands yes
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs large
Intelligent Grooming Requirements monthly
Barks Dangerous no

Pharaoh Hound Temperament

well behaved and very peaceful indoors. They are independent, loyal, and love children. They may be somewhat reserved with strangers. Pharaoh Hounds 'blush' when they get excited, their nose and ears turn a deep rose color. Pharaoh Hounds love to chase things and should not be trusted with rabbits, cats or other small non-canine creatures.

Health Problems

sensitive to medicines and insecticides

Pharaoh Hound Coat

Pharaoh Hound Dog Colors

Usually a variation on tan. The best show Pharaoh Hounds have a white tip on their tails and a star-like white marking on their chests.

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