Amherst Saluki in 1912 - One of the first breeders to import the Saluki was the daughter of a prominent expert on Egypt, Lady Florence Amherst. She founded the well known Amherstia Kennels in England. Her Salukis were primarily from Egypt, a taller, leggier, lighter in bone and with less feathering. They were true desert hounds, bred for both speed and endurance in the desert.

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