Salukis are elegant and ancient sighthounds, prized for their speed, grace, and loyalty. These medium-sized sighthounds are natural athletes and talented hunters, moving with a confident, agile gait. Salukis are one of the fastest dog breeds, capable of reaching impressive speeds when chasing prey. They possess remarkable agility and athleticism, making them exceptional competitors in lure coursing and other dog sports. Their long coats can be either silky or feathery in texture, and while they shed less than other breeds.