Pharaoh Hound

athletic, graceful, friendly

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About

Country of origin: Malta
Breed group: Spitz and primitive types - Group 5 (FCI); Hound Group (AKC, KC)

Facts

Size: medium/large
Coat: short, glossy
Colour: tan
Life expectancy: 11-14 years

Characteristics

Playful, intelligent, energetic and athletic, being able to share excitement and joy through blushing (ears and nose turn rosy pink) and unique smiles.

The ancient rabbit hunter

The original name of the Pharaoh Hound is "Kelb tal-Fenek", which in Maltese means "Rabbit Hunter".
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