Azawakh


The Azawakh bonds strongly to a single person or family. Puppies that are not properly socialized or older dogs that are re-homed often find it difficult to adjust. This is a highly intelligent breed that needs the occasional run for exercise, but is also happy as a house and guard dog. With its reserved, aloof manner and temperament this is not a good dog for play, especially with younger children.

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Breed Details

Group:
Country of Origin:
West Africa
Size:
Medium Dog Breed
Color:
Fawn, clear sand to dark red, white, black, gray, blue, parti-color, and all shades of brown to include chocolate. With or without white markings and dark mask. Brindle, grizzle and overlays may also be present
Coat:

Short and smooth.

Grooming:

Brush and groom as needed.

Life Expectancy:
12 to 14 years
AKC Group:
Rare
UKC Group:
Sighthound
Height:
23 to 29 inches at the shoulder
Weight:
33 to 55 pounds
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