Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Azawakh Contributor(s): Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information See The Kennel Club Image Store: http://www.dogimages.org.uk/dmcs_search.html?find=Azawakh. Ancient breed from the Azawakh Valley in the Niger Basin, Africa. Shares some of its heritage with the Afghan Afghan Hound, Saluki Saluki and the Sloughi Sloughi. Elegant, slender build, leggy with sensitive nature. Short, smooth coat. Athletic so needs plenty of exercise. Aloof but devoted to owner. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs) genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs (https://dogwellnet.com/). For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: https://www.apps.akc.org/apps/clubs/search/index.cfm.