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Facts about Azawakh Dog, "Scientific name for Azawakh Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris".
The Azawakh Dog is a breed of dog that is native to Mali, which is landlocked nation in West Africa. The Azawakh Dog breed comes under the sighthound category, which chiefly hunt by view and pace, rather than by scent and staying power. The light, flexible, lissome walk, with a vertical double suspension dash is a notable feature of the Azawakh Dog breed. The Azawakh Dogs require a fairly high level of workout and they are supposed to have customary runs off lead in huge enclosed quarters to run off steam. The Azawakh Dogs are extremely social and expressive. They require a master that offers rigid, but fair headship. This dog breed flourishes on friendship of other Azawakh dogs.
Usually, the male Azawakh dogs are taller and heavier than their female counterparts, with a body height that ranges from 25 inches to 29 inches (64 cm to 74 cm), with the body weight between 44 lbs and 55 lbs (20 kg and 25 kg). On the other hand, the female dogs appear with a height that ranges from 24 inches to 28 inches (60 cm to 70 cm), with the body weight between 33 lbs and 44 lbs (15 kg and 20 kg).
A Azawakh Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
The number one heath problems amongst dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult dogs they have 42 teeth. Female dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Azawakh Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month. Female dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born
The coat of the Azawakh dog breed is extremely short and approximately absent on their belly. The bone structure of the Azawakh Dog clearly shows through the musculature and skin. The Azawakh Dog’s muscles are arid, which means that they lie fairly even, unlike other dog breeds. In this respect it is analogous in category to the Saluki, which is one among the oldest recognized domestic dog breeds.
The Azawakh dogs are found in a range of colors in Africa. These colors include blue fawn, red, grizzle, and, infrequently, black and blue. These dogs in their native land come with a variety of white markings, as well, including particolor, which is mostly white and Irish marked, which is only white in color.
Only humans and dogs have prostates, But a dog doesn't have an appendix. Azawakh Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people.
Azawakh Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. A Azawakh Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Azawakh Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Similar to other dog breeds, the Azawakh dog breed habitually has only one yearly estrus. Unaided birth of healthy puppies is common. Usually, the female Azawakh Dog is capable of offering birth to puppies that ranges from four to six puppies in each litter. However, the size of the litter that is as small as one puppy and as large as ten puppies may also take place.
Unlike other dog breeds, the Azawakh dog breed in its local land is a great protector. It develops a strong relationship with its owner, yet can act upon alone from its master. With those they acknowledge the Azawakh Dogs are gentle and very affectionate. Most of the Azawakh Dogs are reserved with strangers and they usually like to be untouched, but they are not inherently violent. Even though the Azawakh Dogs are raised to protect farm animals, they do not have inborn violence toward humans or canines, except they are threatened. The Azawakh Dogs have tremendous endurance and high energy. They are outstanding training companions for sprinters and are almost impermeable to heat. They will gladly run in weather more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and they habitually excavate holes in the backyard. However, most of the Azawakh Dog dislike cold weather and rain.
The average lifespan of the Azawakh dog ranges from 10 years to 12 years. Azawakh Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
A Azawakh Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Azawakh Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. Azawakh Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
Azawakh Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 and they will pant a lot.
A Azawakh Dogs can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Average body temperature for a Azawakh Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Azawakh Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants).
all Dogs are direct descendants of wolves