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sight·hound

 (sīt′hound′)
n.
A hound that hunts primarily by sight rather than scent, such as a greyhound or a whippet. Also called gazehound.
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The classes are: Best Rescue, Best Pedigree, Best mixed breed (under one year), Best veteran (Eight years and over), The dog the judge would like to take home the most, Waggiest Tail, Handsomest Male, Prettiest Female, Best Sighthound and Best Fancy dressed dog.
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The sloughi is an ancient breed of sighthound originating in northern Africa and known for its speed and hunting skills.
Sighthound (a hound that hunts and pursues game by sight rather than by scent), Scenthound (a hound that hunts and pursues game by scent rather than by sight), Bloodhound (a hound that is used for tracking both by scent and blood track) (Merriam-Webster English Dictionary 2016);
To schedule a consultation for your greyhound or sighthound, contact RDACC at 614-766-1222.
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The tazy - meaning "pure" - belongs to the sighthound group, with the lithe body of a greyhound and long muscular legs.
It could be classified as a Scenthound, and it certainly has been employed as such innumerable times put in search of game in the very diverse habitats in Africa, where it would probably not be as successful as a Sighthound; though the early ridgebacks did have Sighthound stock, and they have been successfully run in lure-coursing field trials, particularly in the United States.
This study was carried out to determine the distributions of body coat colour and the body measurements of the Turkish Tazi (Sighthound) comparing with some other sight hound breeds from different countries.
* It is generally a cross between a sighthound and any other breed, usually a pastoral dog or terrier.