Featuring the Saluki dog breed figurines, gifts and collectibles. The Saluki is one of the oldest known breed of domesticated dogs. They are sighthounds that hunt by sight and were bred to hunt quarry such as gazelles and hare. Their travel is throughout the Middle East and Silk Road with caravans and nomadic tribes over an area stretching from the Sahara to the Caspian Sea and China. They are 23 to 28 inches high at the withers and 40 to 60 pounds in weight.