Origin: Fertile Crescent
Dog Breed Group: Hunting Dog
Life Span: 12-14 years
Weight: Male: 20-32, Female: 18.5-30
Height: Male: 25-28, Female: 23-26
Origin of Name: The Saluki is a standardised breed developed from sighthounds.
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Saluki is one of the oldest breeds of dogs. Experts tell us that Salukis 7000 BC Can go back up to. Like other sighs, the Salukis were special favorites of kings: the Pharaoh of Egypt, Alexander the Great, and through history. The breed today is remarkably similar in shape and personality to its ancient ancestors. We can still marvel at the same attractive lines and natural dignity that thrilled the royal families of the Middle East, Egypt, and Asia before the pyramids were built.