Pharaoh Dog originated in the islands of Malta, which is known as the Kel-tal Fenek (Rabbit Hound) and is honored as the national dog of Malta. The ancestors of the Pharaoh Hound dogs were probably different Mediterranean erect ears, but the isolation of the island retains the pure-bred over the centuries. The name of the Pharaoh Hound has been awarded by the British fans, probably due to a resemblance to dogs depicted in ancient Egyptian art, and was formalized when the breed was recognized by the Kennel Club in 1974. There is no empirical evidence linking these dogs in ancient Egypt and the documentation does not mention Kalb Tal-Fenek before the 17th century. The theory that race is of more recent origin is based on DNA analysis conducted by Dr. Elaine Ostrander in 2004. The Pharaoh Hound was developed to hunt rabbits that have been, and to some extent still are, an important source of food. When hunting during the rough and rocky terrain Maltese pharaohs get the most acute hearing, keen eyesight, smell exceptionally high speed and agility. Unknown outside their country of origin to the 1960 Pharaoh Hound has achieved rapid popularity, both as a show dog and companion.
This beautiful dog is not only aesthetically pleasing, but have a game of S /. It is a happy and loving companion that adheres very strongly to his people and in return must be regarded and treated as a family. Although he is energetic and loves a good race and romp outdoors tends to be very calm and quiet inside. Usually good with children is both playful and sweet. It has a sensitive nature and does not hesitate to return to the moods and emotions and may become stressed in a tense atmosphere in the presence of arguments. On the other hand, empathize with the sadness and joy of the good humor of its owner. In general, he will not seek confrontation with other dogs, but if challenged or attacked, they will not go back and try to give a good account of himself in a fight. Being natural born hunters care must be taken with small pets and wildlife that Pharaoh could not help but see them as prey. Even if he has a penchant for independence, will not do well if excluded from the family circle, as it will become miserable and bored and may try to have fun with inappropriate behavior. Its thin skin and short coat make you very sensitive to cold that is another reason to avoid outdoor kennel. As with all gardens, dogs must be fenced off to thwart escape attempts should trigger their instinct to hunt or provoke their curiosity. It can be very reserved with strangers and bark to alert their presence on its territory, but is not a watchdog. One of the endearing traits of the Pharaoh Hound is a shame. When excited or happy with her nose and ears flush a little more pink. Being both intelligent and independent needs strong leadership, but kindly make sure you are aware of their place in the home and the limits of acceptable behavior. For those who can understand and take into account the means of Pharaoh the dog is a pet friendly, but this is a career suitable for inexperienced owners.
Bred for generations to drive eight hours a day over difficult terrain without getting tired Pharaoh Hound adults exercise requirements are considerable. Long daily walks are essential to maintain fitness and provide an interest in him. Lead exercise must be approached with caution due to strong game may be triggered by an interesting sight instantly smell or sound, and turn off at an astounding rate, deaf to recall commands. However, if a security zone can be found who will be happy to run and explore. Sports studying attract dogs, agility and tracking suit, and he is an excellent partner for running, jogging and vigorous games search. Great care must be taken not to over-exercising puppies as stress and strain on immature bones and joints that can cause crippling injuries and irreparable.
To ensure that it is a pleasure and welcome wherever you go to basic obedience training is a must. Pharaoh Hounds can be very stubborn and determined action if they do not know what they are asked to do and if met, can use their initiative and make things their own way and not theirs. The key to training this dog is to keep the sessions short, fun, interesting and stimulating. Next, consider training as a sort of fun game and enter it with enthusiasm. strict discipline, physical or verbal does not work, simply that the training must be based on mutual trust, affection and respect. Reward good work with treats, praise or hand, achieve the best results in the shortest time possible. Socialization should begin early and be a continuous process. By introducing the puppy to many different people, other dogs and new situations as possible any tendency to shyness is reduced and it will fulfill its potential as a friendly way, adults and coldness.