These Azawakh are basically from the Sahel-region of Africa. The've been developed on the several nomadic-tribes which live in these Southern Sahara, while hunting & guard dogs. The dogs' natural capabilities are so good in spaces such as these chase, guarding & companionship. These Azawakh remains a very majestic-breed.
You would find the dogs sleeping at the low straw-roofs of the owners in these villages of-Mali. If midnight predators known as hyena-approach, the Azawakh would jump down & start chasing-them. They will quickly of a pack among the different Azawakhs & chase off or either kill these impostors. The dogs are very fast while running, & can reach rates up to 40-miles in every hour.
The breed remains a true-pack dog, & will get on very great with different dogs both have been supported with. These Azawakh isn't the best dog to a first-time dog partner, or to homes among other animals.
The dogs would get along great with children which are considerate, though should nevermore be moved unsupervised. The breed is so protective of the families and area. The Azawakh could be war-of people both do not understand, but remain very calm, devoted & loving toward the families. The breed holds more of endurance, & they are too very kind.
These Azawakh owns a smooth-coat that is so easy to affirm. It could be brushed among a firm hair-brush, and dry-shampooed when it's deemed important, as this would be sufficient. The mild shampoo shall be utilized to prevent dry-skin. These Azawakh is the average shedding-breed. It is too advised to examine the ears & paw pads of time to-time.
It's advised that the dogs remain socialized & trained on obedience of a very-early age onwards. These Azawakh remains a breed which won't do great if exercise is handled in the cruel or heavy-handed-manner. This dog would perform at the best if both are motivated-properly, and if these training is made in a strong, fair & respectful manner.
Life-Expectancy and Health-Problems
Due to the almost feral-lifestyle, the dogs are so hardy & healthy. These Nomads that put these dogs owned very strict-breeding protocols which weeded-out undesirable traits & kept them genetically-strong. Minor illness concerns are Hip-Dysplasia & Epilepsy, that are seldom seen. As among most sight-hounds, there are any sensitivities to medications since they've such little body-fat. The normal lifespan of the breed is about 11 to-13 years.
Azawakhs remain possible to suffer of health issues so as seizures, spondylosis, myositis and auto-immune issues. That is a class that will too not do properly in colder-climates.
|Breed Group:||Sighthound & Pariah (UKC)|
|Life span:||10-12 years|
|Height:||Male: 25–29 inches (64–74 cm)|
Female: 24–28 inches (60–70 cm)
|Weight:||Male: 44–55 pounds (20–25 kg)|
Female: 33–44 pounds (15–20 kg)
|Litter Size:||4-6 puppies|
|Puppy Price:||Average $600 - $800 USD|