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Saluki (or Gazelle Hound) Info

Saluki (or Gazelle Hound) Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-14 years Height: 18-28" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 5-7 pups
Group: Hound Weight: 35-65 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Saluki (or Gazelle Hound) is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 35 lbs that can reach 65 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 Saluki (or Gazelle Hound) breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 14 years, Long hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Saluki (or Gazelle Hound) should know that the average litter size is between 5 to 7 puppies.

Saluki (or Gazelle Hound) Breed Characteristics

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

Saluki (or Gazelle Hound) Temperament

gentle, affectionate, loyal, can't take harsh discipline, friendly, submissive, makes a good watchdog, natural instinct is to chase and kill non-canine animals

Health Problems

genetic eye diseases and cancer

Saluki (or Gazelle Hound) Coat

Saluki (or Gazelle Hound) Dog Colors

White, cream, fawn, gold, red, black and tan, tri-color, or tan with a mixture of white hairs with black or red hairs

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