The Illustrated Guide

An illustrated discussion of the Pharaoh Hound Breed Standard prepared by The Pharaoh Hound Club of America, Inc This booklet has been prepared by the Judge's Education Committee of the Pharaoh Hound Club of America, for the purpose of promoting better understanding of the Pharaoh Hound.

It is hoped that the comparison of the Standard text with the illustrations and discussion will assist judges, breeders and fanciers alike in understanding correct breed type

Rita Laventhall-Sacks
PHCA Judge's Education Committee Chairman
*Approved by the Board of Directors
Pharaoh Hound Club of America April 1993

*Note: Copies of this Illustrated Guide are available for Judge's study groups. For more information or to request copies for your next seminar, contact Rita Sacks at 352-357-8723.


This work is largely based on the chapter "Interpretation of the Standard" by Rita Laventhall-Sacks, from the book, "The Pharaoh Hound", written by Pauline Block and Rita L. Sacks. Thanks to Nan Kilgore Koeppel for the diagrams and many of the drawings from "The Pharaoh Hound" and to Laurie Laventhall for the balance of the drawings. Thanks to the committee and those PHCA Board members who gave valuable input by sharing their knowledge of the breed.