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Saluki

The Saluki is probably the fruit of ancient crossings among Egyptian and Asiatic greyhounds. The two ancient Sumerian words "Salu-ki" translate into "plunge-earth." However, there...

Afghan Hound

This is a very ancient dog, native to the Sinai, and mentioned several times in Egyptian papyruses as well as pictured in the caves...

Pharaoh Hound

Origin This is probably an ancient Egyptian dog brought to Spain at the time of the Saracen invasions. It found its ideal climate in the...

Spanish Greyhound

The Spanish greyhound is a direct descendant of the Sloughi, the Arab greyhound brought to Spain by the Moors in the Middle Ages Description General appearance:...

Irish Wolfhound

Origin This dog was used by the ancient Celts for hunting wolves. Later, this breed was brought to Ireland by the Romans. There it was...

Deerhound

Origin The origin of the Deerhound is not known. Description Height: dogs, above 30 inches (76 cm.); bitches, above 28 inches (71 cm.). Weight:  dogs, 17 - 22...

Magyar agár

Magyar agár is a type of sighthound originating in Hungary and lands that previously belonged to Austro - Hungarian Empire (such as Transylvania). It is used for hunting and...

Whippet

The Whippet (also English Whippet or Snap dog) is a dog breed of medium-size. They are a sighthound breed that originated in England, where...

Italian Greyhound

Origin The Italian greyhound is a very old greyhound. A dog similar to the Italian greyhound of today was found in an Egyptian tomb of...

Sloughi

The Sloughi is a North African breed of dog, specifically a member of the sighthound family. It is found mainly in Morocco, which is responsible for the standard, and...

Official Greyhound Color Chart

The Greyhound is a breed of dog, a sighthound which has been bred for coursing game and Greyhound racing. Since the rise in large...

Greyhound

The Greyhound is not an aggressive dog. Muzzles are worn to prevent injuries resulting from dogs nipping one another during or immediately after a...

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