Sloughi

KC Pedigree, X-Large

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

This light-framed sighthound from North Africa was traditionally used to hunt hare, fox, jackal, gazelle and wild pigs.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Fans of skinny dogs. The Sloughi does not naturally carry any subcutaneous fat as a cooling mechanism for desert conditions.

Not the best for ...

Someone who also has cats or other small furries unless introduced at a very early age with careful training. Sloughi's have an extremely high prey drive.

Aliases

Arabian Greyhound

Cross between

None

Origin

Morocco

Size

X-Large
So big people will take photos

Exercise Needs

High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!

Coat

Smooth
Dogs that you mainly just need to polish! But be warned - short haired dogs moult all the time!

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

14 years

Good first dog?

No

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