Pharaoh Hound Information

Pharaoh HoundThis noble dog is one of the oldest domesticated canines in history, dating back to approximately 3000 B.C. His existence is well documented in ancient Egyptian art and hieroglyphics.

The Pharaoh Hound has the need for speed and is a powerful, fast animal with a unique, graceful stride. Given these characteristics, it’s no wonder the Pharaoh Hound is an excellent hunter and does well in dog shows.

For appearance, the Pharaoh Hound ranges in earthy colors that include tan, chestnut and red. When excited, which is often for this friendly and affectionate dog, his nose and ears turn a reddish color!

Breed Stats

Average Size

chihuahua silouette
great dane silouette

Height: 1ft 9in - 2ft 1in     Weight: 45-55lbs
Lifespan: 11 - 14 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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