Colour: Tan or rich tan
Lifespan: 12 to 14 years
The Pharaoh Hounds are an alert, aloof, friendly and affectionate dog breed.
Sensitive and gentle, the Pharaoh Hound has origins that can be traced back to the Ancient Egyptians. Their hunting and chasing instincts are still strong so care is needed on walks. Aloof and independent, they will be affectionate and friendly but on their own terms.
Originally bred for hunting using sight, sound and smell.
This dog has a curious nature. It is a keen, energetic hunter, and will blush when excited.
Very high. Needs to run and chase.
Owners: independent, affectionate
Other pets: may be problematic with small pets
Strangers: reserved but friendly
Unfamiliar dogs: friendly
Active easy-going owner who has time and access to safe places to exercise this energetic, independent dog daily.
May be difficult to control on walks. Some dogs bark excessively.
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