AKC PuppyFinder: Sloughi Puppies

Breed Traits
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  • Personality: A true sighthound: noble, loyal to loved ones, regally aloof with strangers
  • Energy Level: Somewhat Active; a mannerly housedog possessed of high prey drive when in pursuit
  • Good with other Dogs: With Supervision
  • Shedding: Seasonal
  • Grooming: Occasional
  • Trainability: Independent
  • Height: 26-29 inches (male), 24-27 inches (female)
  • Weight: 35-50 pounds
  • Life Expectancy: 10-15 years
  • Barking Level: Barks When Necessary
History & Job
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Origin: North Africa

Year Recognized: 2016

Breed History & Job Description: Like many breeds developed in antiquity around the Mediterranean basin, the Sloughi’s origins are—in the inevitable words of canine historians—“lost in the mists of history.” We do know that Sloughi-type hounds were favored hunting companions of Egyptian nobles, Berber kings, and nomadic chieftains who kept packs of tough but graceful hounds that could course game across vast expanses of desert. It’s theorized that Berber cavalrymen who accompanied Hannibal during his famous crossing of the Alps might have introduced the Sloughi to Europe.

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Sloughis are generally a healthy breed. Like all breeds there may be some health issues. Some dogs may be faced with these health challenges in their lives, but the majority of Sloughis are healthy dogs.

Read the Official Breed Club Health Statement.


Recommended Health Tests from the National Breed Club:

  • No recommended health tests
Breed Club
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  • Breed Club: American Sloughi Association
  • Breed Club Link: http://sloughi-international.com/
  • Breed Standard: View
  • Group: Hound
  • 2016 Popularity: 185
  • Breed Referral Contact:  -          
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  • Breed Club Rescue: American Sloughi Association-Rescue
  • Breed Club Rescue Email: moreausip@aol.com Ermine Moreau-Sipiere
  • Breed Club Rescue Phone: (903) 348-5792
  • Breed Club Rescue Link: http://sloughi-international.com/?page_id=245
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