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Breed Group: Miscellaneous Class
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Characteristics
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Overview
Originating in Africa, this sighthound was bred by nomadic tribes for guarding, hunting, and companionship. They are exceedingly fast when running and are able to reach and sustain speeds of up to 40 miles per hour. Azawakh's are quite adept at hunting both hare and gazelle. This breed is extremely rare in North America.
Character
The Azawakh is elegant, slender, and athletic in appearance. This breed is swift, aloof, ever-watchful, and resilient.

Does your Azawakh bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Temperament
A true pack dog, the Azawakh does well with other dogs they have been raised with. They are not recommended for first time dog owners or homes with non-canine pets. The Azawakh will do well with respectful and considerate children although they should never be unsupervised. This breed is highly protective of their family, home, and territory. They are wary and suspicious of strangers, but are loyal, gentle, affectionate, and devoted to family and those they know. The Azawakh is a regal and noble breed with incredible endurance.
Care
The Azawakh breed requires occasional brushing. Bathing should only be done when absolutely necessary using a mild shampoo. Dry shampooing will suffice. It is important to regularly check the ears and paw pads. This breed is prone to such health issues as seizures, myositis, spondylosis, and auto-immune problems. Azawakh's do not do well in colder climates.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
Coat
The coat of the Azawakh is silky, short, and close. This breed is an average shedder.
Training
Early socialization and structured obedience are recommended. The Azawakh breed does not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. They do best with motivation, respect, fairness, and firmness. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Azawakh puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Activity
The Azawakh is a highly active breed that requires a highly active owner. This breed is not recommended for apartment living. They do best with a large securely fenced yard or rural setting with ample opportunity to run. They excel in field hunting, lure coursing, and agility. Azawakh's enjoy free-play, family activities, hiking, jogging, and swimming. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Weight
Male: 44-55; Female: 33-44 lbs
Height
Male: 25-29; Female: 23-27 inches
Color(s)
Fawn; black mask. White bib on chest, tip of tail, white stockings on feet.
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What's the average price for a female Azawakh puppy under 3 months old?

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The Azawakh breed is very rare and it is hard to find a breeder. The average price for an Azawakh puppy not including the cost of shipping will most likely be around $2000.00 - $2500.00 per puppy.

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Updated: 8/29/2015