This is a very skinny breed that really looks emaciated. It has short fur and a long snout. It is a sighthound dog breed originally from Africa and it’s built for speed. This dog is unique in that is was bred in the Sahara desert and built for hunting. It is loyal and protective of it’s owners. It’s a noble breed that needs little grooming. They are affectionate and gentle with their owners and they can be standoffish to strangers. Because they were bred in the desert, they naturally have low body fat which means you would need to put them in a sweater in even mild to cold temperatures. They do best with a large fenced yard so they can get proper exercise.