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Egyptian Pharaoh Hound


Egyptian Pharaoh Hound profile

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Lifespan: 11-14 Years

Avg height: 53-63cm

Avg weight: 20-25kg

Coat type: Short, glossy, slightly harsh coat.

Coat colours: Red-golden, rich tan, chestnut, tan.

Originally bred for: Hunting rabbits.

Breed traits: Playful, trainable, energetic, outgoing, elegant.


A little about the Egyptian Pharaoh Hound


The Pharaoh Hound is an agile, fast breed. They need a large amount of exercise and can be prone to chase smaller animals. Whilst they have some 'cat-like' qualities and can be aloof, they are loving and affectionate to their families.



The Egyptian Pharaoh Hound is a healthy breed overall and less commonly seen health concerns include Patella Luxation, Canine Hip Dysplasia, and Hypothyroidism.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.