Breed: Pharaoh's Dog
Family: Common dogs
Weight (kg): 20 - 25
Size (cm): 53 - 64
Hair type: short and shiny
Color Standards: Golden
Origin and History: This breed dates back to 1000 BC. Their ancestors were introduced to Malta by Phoenician merchants. This breed remained quite pure, and became known abroad a little before 1970.
Personality: Sweet, sensitive, curious, lively, fast, good hunter. Has a great need for physical activity, is independent, affectionate and reserved.
Known health problem: Sensitivity to anesthesia, if this dog does not have enough exercise they can be susceptible to obesity.
Note: Nuisance barking, difficult to control while walking.