Saluki information including pictures, training, behavior, and care of Salukis and dog breed mixes. Meet this energetic and playful breed!
Do Saluki dogs make good pets?
They thrive on human companionship and will become depressed if left alone for long periods. Although these dogs can make gentle and calm companions for older children, they are not recommended for homes with small children. Salukis are generally quiet dogs.
How do you take care of a Saluki dog?
Saluki Care An ideal pet for runners or active families, Salukis should ideally live in a home with a large fenced-in yard for their safety. Without the proper exercise and stimulation (lots of playtime and plenty of safe toys and bones to chew), Salukis are known to be adept at either escaping or becoming destructive.
How long do Saluki Lurchers live?
A lurcher is a group of mixed breed of dogs that actually cross between a sighthound, like a greyhound, and any other breed of dog, like a terrier. The dogs are thought to have first bred in Great Britain. Any dog breed among the lurchers is rather healthy and known to live for over 13 years.
How big is a Saluki lurcher?
hideTraitsHeight58–71 cm (23–28 in)Weight18–27 kg (40–60 lb)Coatsmooth and "feathered"Colorwhite, cream, fawn, red, grizzle/tan, black/tan, and tri-color (white, black and tan)