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Saluki

"Minnie"

Saluki profile

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Lifespan: 12-14 Years

Avg height: 58-70cm.

Avg weight: 20-25kg

Coat type: Short, smooth, silky coat.

Coat colours: White, cream, fawn, golden, grizzle and tan, black and tan, tri-colour.

Originally bred for: Coarsing gazelle and hare.

Breed traits: Ethereal, aloof, picky eater, quiet, love to run.

A little about the Saluki

 

The Saluki is an aloof breed of dog, who is highly devoted to his family. Known to bond with a single person, the Saluki relishes in quiet companionship. Salukis are highly sensitive and will be impacted by any stress or tension in the home. They are known for being fastidiously clean and enjoy bedding and comfort. Despite a preference for a gentle home life, they love to run, therefore exercise is important for the Saluki, making them an excellent running companion.  

 

SALUKI HEALTH INFORMATION

Salukis can suffer from the following health issues: Progressive retinal atrophy, corneal dystrophy, glaucoma, Von Willebrand disease, hypothyroidism.