Elegant and slender, the Azawakh is a dog that exudes an impression of great finesse. His silhouette reveals his muscular and skeletal structure under dry and very fine hair.
Despite his deceptive impression of fragility, this dog is very robust and lively. His rather aerodynamic physique allows him to leap and be efficient in hunting work, especially when hunting birds in flight.
Between 64 and 74 cm (25.20 to 29.13 inches) for the male
Between 60 and 70 cm (23.62 to 27.56 inches) for the female
Between 20 and 25 kg (44.09 to 55.12 pounds) for the male
Between 15 and 20 kg (33.07 to 44.09 pounds) for the female
His coat can be in all possible shades of fawn with white chest and white patches on the extremities of the legs and tail.
His hair is totally absent on the belly and is short and very fine everywhere else on the body.
His long head is very fine and a little narrow, but in complete harmony with his slender silhouette. His almond-shaped eyes are large and color ranging from amber to dark.
His flat and fine ears are drooping on each side of the skull.
His nose can be brown or black. His fine tail, in harmony with the silhouette, is very slender and ends with in a lovely panache.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 10, section 3 and is #307