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Pharaoh hound

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The most popular of the descendants of the Egyptian hound, its rich red colour, elegance and dignified looks have made it popular. Though it was used as  a   sight and scent hound, it is now a companion dog and used at times for hunting. It weighs 20-25 kgs and is 53-64 cms tall. 
Picture at right: American Dual Champion "Shema's Mia Sizzling Samba, Senior Courser"
Picture Courtesy: Emily Kerridge, (website for Pharoah Hound: )

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