What's the difference between Ibizan Hound and Pharaoh Hound?
Ibizan Hound vs Pharaoh Hound. The Ibizan Hound and Pharaoh Hound are quite similar in appearance. However, Ibizans are slightly larger, and their coloring is redder than the Pharaoh. Both are active breeds that require a good amount of exercise and can be loving and loyal.
Are Ibizan Hounds rare?
Ibizan Hounds are generally not aggressive but they do have a high prey drive and are not best suited for homes with small animals. They can learn to get along with cats if they’re raised with them, but outdoor cats and other animals are fair game. Ibizan Hounds are a rare breed.
Is Anubis a Pharaoh Hound?
The Pharaoh Hound is a very ancient breed, with a striking resemblance to the hounds depicted in the Egyptian temples from before 4,000 B.C. and to the dog god, Anubis. The Pharaoh Hound was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 1983.
Is an Ibizan Hound a sighthound?
Regardless, the Ibizan Hound has been bred for thousands of years as a hunting dog, its primary quarry being rabbits. Although a Sighthound, they use sight, scent and sound while hunting.