Origin: Middle East
Colour: Any other than brindle
Lifespan: 12 years
The Saluki is a dignified, sensitive, gentle and independent breed of dog.
Elegant, gentle, sensitive Salukis are aloof and independent by nature. They are very fast runners and care is needed to exercise them in places where they can use up their energy, but where they cannot chase other animals.
Originally bred to hunt gazelle.
The Saluki is a fast runner and loves to chase.
High. Enjoys long runs, but quiet at home.
Owners: independent, not tactile
Children: will tolerate, but may dislike young children
Other pets: may be problematic with small pets
Unfamiliar dogs: reserved but friendly
Active, easy-going owner who can find safe places for this active breed to run free and who will enjoy their independent, aloof nature.
Will chase anything that looks like prey.
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