The Pharaoh Hound is medium-sized, of noble bearing with hard clean-cut lines-graceful, well balanced, very fast with free easy movement and alert expression.
Degenerative Myelopathy is an inherited neurologic disorder caused by a Mutation of the SOD1 gene known to be carried by Pharaoh hounds.
Pharaoh Hound Dog Breed Information and Personality Traits. Being obedient is not considered a characteristic, however, the pharaoh hound is sensitive, patient and gentle with children. This calm dog is content with a soft bed, a warm house and a daily run
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The Pharaoh Hound is known as a breed with one of the oldest reputations worldwide. While the breed originated in Ancient Egypt in 3000 B.C. Recent genetic testing has revealed that the Pharaoh Hound was actually developed as recently as the 17th century in Malta.
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