The same traits the ancient Phoenicians prized in the Pharaoh Hound exist in the breed today. This a fleet and agile dog, with a keen hunting instinct and blazing speed. Pair that with his affectionate and playful temperament and he is an ideal pet for an active family. Your Pharaoh Hound puppy is friendly and eager to please. With training, he can grow up to excel in obedience, lure coursing and hunting. He'll be calm and loving at home and fly like the wind outdoors. It's important to have a fenced in area for your Pharaoh Hound: one hint of prey and he'll be gone in a flash. Graceful, intelligent and friendly, it's no wonder the breed has thrived through the centuries.