Azawakh

elegant, attentive, affectionate

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About

Country of origin: northern borders of Mali and Niger
Breed group: Sighthounds - Group 10 (FCI); Hound Group (AKC, KC)

Facts

Size: large
Coat: short, smooth
Colour: various colours
Life expectancy: 12-15 years

Characteristics

Independent, attentive and affectionate with an elegant appearance but can be reserved and territorial towards strangers.

Slender breed with extensive history

The Azawakh is a slender dog whose body fits into a rectangle (higher than long) with roots that can be traced back 4,000 to 5,000 years.
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