Saluki

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The Saluki is a standardized breed of dog, developed from sight hounds – dogs that hunt primarily by sight rather than scent – that was once used by nomadic tribes to run down game animals. The dog was originally bred in the Fertile Crescent.

Hypoallergenic: No

Speed: 43 mph (Maximum, Adult)

Height: 23-28 inches

Weight: 35 pounds for a small female and up to 65 pounds for a large male

Origin: Fertile Crescent

Temperament: Aloof, Intelligent, Reserved, Quiet

Colors: White, Fawn, Cream, Tan, Gold, Red

Litter Size:   4-8 Puppies

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