The Saluki is a greyhound native to the Middle East.
It is a medium-sized dog, with a height at the withers of 58 to 71 cm for males and 53 to 63 cm for females.
The average weight generally varies between 16 and 32 kg.
It has an hourglass-shaped body, with fine bones and well-developed musculature.
Its coat is short-haired or semi-long-haired, white, fawn, cream, tan or golden in color.
The Saluki's character is gentle, affectionate and loyal. He is also very intelligent and easy to train.
The Saluki is an excellent companion and hunter used for hunting hare, fox and gazelle.
The Saluki is a dog that needs to run. He must have a large yard or field where he can play.
The Saluki is a robust and healthy dog. It has a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.
The Saluki is a relatively easy dog to care for. Its short coat requires regular brushing to remove dead hair and debris. It is important to deworm and vaccinate him.
The Saluki is described as a calm, intelligent and reserved dog. He has a noble personality and can be aloof around strangers, but he is generally very attached to his family. Due to its hunting greyhound heritage, the Saluki can have a strong pursuit instinct and may be attracted to moving prey.