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"Who said,Squirrels?"

By annatefkah2    
Late January afternoon, sun getting low and beginning to give that golden glow.

Tags: Hounds Pets and captive animals Pharaoh hounds

Voters: KarenFB, sailfin,

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KarenFB Plus
14 5.5k 179 England
8 Feb 2012 6:03PM
That's it..........Pharoh. I knew they were called something like that (I was thinking Sphinx!). I've heard and seen pictures, but I've never seen them 'live'. What gorgeous dogs - what are they like in character?
annatefkah2 10 14 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2012 6:23PM
Karen, They are the comedians of the dog world, very active, can be vocal, good diggers and can take off vertically like a harrier jump jet. You need a garden with a 6 foot wall with trees or shrubs planted in front to stop them running up and over. They can run very fast and have good stamina so most owners don't let them off lead. They also develop very strong natural hunting instincts as they mature and want to chase cats and small creatures. In Malta, where they are the national dog, they are known as Kelb Tal Fenek which means Rabbit dog or hound and are kept by farmers for that purpose. My user name - the 2 is my kennel name and if you Google it you'll find my dog website.
KarenFB Plus
14 5.5k 179 England
9 Feb 2012 7:48AM
Thank you. They do look to have the musculature for fast running. They are very beautiful dogs!

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