Saluki


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Saluki

a medium-sized, very fine, graceful dog with a fine, silky coat of white, cream or shades of tan or red, sometimes with black and tan, that is flat on the body, but forms slight 'feathers' on the legs, ears, tail, and sometimes thighs and shoulders. There is also a smooth variety, which has no feathering. The entire dog is long and supple, suggesting its origins as a sight-hunting, desert dog. Believed to be the oldest known breed of domesticated dog. Called also Gazelle hound, Persian greyhound.
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Three men were found in the vehicle along with a Saluki dog.
Then comes the moment to release the Saluki dogs, which when they run, can reach a speed of 65km per hour.
With this sponsorship, we hope to enhance the Saluki fan experience and embrace the traditions enjoyed by our customers and employees throughout southern Illinois.
The contest will be judged by international show judge Cathy Smith from The Saluki Club of Australia.
Let us explain the maternal behaviour of the Saluki dog in the weaning stage, when the mother goes through the weaning phase she eats her food then regurgitates it to feed her puppies, so whenever we feed her or increase the amount of food, she gives it to her puppies.
Fully grown saluki or persian greyhounds, which are one of the oldest known breeds of domesticated dog, can grow up to 28ins (71cm) and weigh up to 60lbs (27kg).
Sustaining this theme, this year's centrepiece attractions include a high-profile camel auction, an Arabian Saluki beauty competition, Nabaty poetry competition in addition to painting and photography competition.
Dogs of breeds like Spitz, Dachshund, Golden Retriever, Neapolitan Mastiff, Saint Bernard, Cocker Spaniel, Saluki, and English Mastiff walked on the runway along with their owners with pride.
The runner up was Nicklas & Ingunn Erikson's Saluki Ch Shiraz Califorinia Dreaming was awarded $3,000 and the first runner up Victor Malzoni's Wire Fox Terrier Ch Sanherping Arepa was awarded $2,000.
The story of those who brought the Saluki to the West and those who fell in love with the breed over the decades makes for an outstanding history and reference for any library strong in animal books and dog breed specifics.
GUJRANWALA, September 12, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Trainee fighter jet Mashaq of Army aviation crashed at Saluki Shetha near Rasool Nagar while the pilot Capt.
GUJRANWALA, September 12, 2009 (Frontier Star): Trainee fighter jet Mashaq of Army aviation crashed at Saluki Shetha near Rasool Nagar while the pilot Capt.