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The Pharaoh Hound is part of the Hound group. The Pharaoh Hound is a dog with Above Average problem solving abilities. The trainability of the Pharaoh Hound is Above Average. It was breed to be good for Family Pet, Hunting, Watch Dog The Pharaoh Hound lifestyle is Adaptable to indoor/outdoor living; perfer a warm climate

Generally healthy, the Pharoah Hound is sensitive to medicines and insecticides. It is important that when contacting a Pharaoh Hound breeder that you express health concern issues and ask the breeder what they are doing in order to help mimimize them.

Please don't purchase your Pharaoh Hound from a petstore which commonly are known to support Pharaoh Hound puppy mills. Doing so only promotes inproper breeding ethics and promotes current Pharaoh Hound health issues. The AKC, UKC, FCI, CKC, SKC, WWKC, FIC registries recognize the Pharaoh Hound breed standard.

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Pharaoh Hound
Group:  Hound
Shoulder Height: 00.00 in - 00.00 in
Weight: 40-65 pounds
Exercise req'd: Medium-high amount
Intelligence: Above Average
Suitability for kids: Good
Registries: AKC, UKC, FCI, CKC, SKC, WWKC, FIC


Country of Origin: Malta - National Dog of Malta - Probably one of the original domestic dogs. Phoenicians brought these dogs to Malta in 1000 BC where they bred true for almost 2,000 years. Brought to Britain in the 1930's, to America in 1960's, and recognized in Canada in 1979 and in America in 1983. Called Pharoah Hound because of its resemblance to artistic reproductions of the dog god Anubis.

Character: This dog is loyal, affectionate, playful, brave and calm. It has a very strong hunting instinct.

Temperment: Pharoah Hounds are somewhat wary around strangers. They get along well with children. They can be rather dominant around other males. Early training is necessary in order for the Pharoah Hound to learn to live with the family cat.

Coat: Color is various shades of reddish-brown. White markings on the feet and chest, as well as a small white blaze are permissible. A white tip to the tail is desirable.

Care This breed is very low-maintenance when it comes to grooming. A rubber brush should be used to remove dead hairs.

Colour: Tan, rich tan, or chestnut w/white tip on tail and white on chest, toes, face

Comments: Has the unusual ability to hunt by both scent and signt. Needs lots of exercise. .

Purposes: Family Pet, Hunting, Watch Dog

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