Fast Facts

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Country of origin

Egypt

AKC group

Hound

Function

Courser

Life span

10 to 15 years

Watchdog

No

Color

Any color or combination of colors

Coat type

Short. Velvety and smooth

Professional grooming

No

Intelligence

Moderately high

Height/Weight

60 to 80 pounds / 24 to 27 inches

Activity level

Low, with bursts of energy

Trainability

Easily trainable with positive methods

Good with children

Yes

Home Grooming

Minimal bathing, brushing, ear cleaning, nail trimming.

Good with other pets

Good with other dogs, many are good with cats

Attitude toward strangers

Friendly

Home environment

Town or country. condo or apartment. Fenced yard required for those that go outdoors off leash.

Character

Gentle. Gregarious. can be stubborn

 

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