Breed Information

The Club supports a number of publications giving further information about the Saluki. These include:


The Saluki or Gazelle Hound Club Illustrated Breed Standard

Illustrated Breed StandardThe Saluki or Gazelle Hound Club’s illustrated Breed Standard is available to buy for just £2.50 per copy. The publication is the ‘brain-child’ of former Club-Chairman, Nicola Warner, and provides a full, photographic guide to the breed standard. For more information or to obtain a copy please contact the club secretary at


The Saluki

The Saluki magazineThe official magazine of the Saluki or Gazelle Hound Club, which has been in existence since 1969.

The Saluki aims to cover all areas of interest within the breed. Whether you are interested in showing, coursing, Salukis in other countries or in their land of origin, giving a home to a rescued Saluki, or just enjoy living with the breed, The Saluki has something of interest for everyone.

The Saluki is available by separate subscription. There are two issues a year, subscription is:

  • £20.00 U.K.
  • £25.00 Europe
  • £30 Rest of the World (all include postage and packaging).


Saluki Snippets (published by the Saluki Welfare Fund)

A newsletter produced twice a year, in Spring and Autumn, especially for owners of Rescue Salukis, but of interest to everyone concerned with the welfare of the breed.

All proceeds go to rescue and the cost is £10 per year (£8 for Senior Citizens).

If you have an article you would like to submit, please contact the Editor, Brendan Austen.

Visit the Saluki Welfare website here.




Author: Ann Chamberlain
Publisher: Interpet Publishing, 2002
ISBN-10: 1903098890
ISBN-13 978-1903098899

The Saluki in History, Art and Sport

Author: Hope and David Waters
Publisher: Atlantic Books, 2nd Edition, 1995
ISBN-10: 0614045460
ISBN-13 978 0614045468

Saluki: The Desert Hound and the English Travelers Who Brought it to the West

Author: Brian Patrick Duggan
Publisher: McFarland & Company Inc, 2009
ISBN-10: 0786434074
ISBN-13 978-0-7864-3407-7


Saluki: Companion of Kings

Author: Vera Watkins
Publisher: Fenrose Ltd, 1974, Out of Print
ISBN-10: 0903879107
ISBN-13 978-0903879101

The Complete Saluki

Author: Diana and Ken Allan
Publisher: Ringpress Books Ltd, 1991, Out of Print
ISBN-10: 1860504195X
ISBN-13 978-1860541957

The Saluqi: Coursing Hound of the East

Author: Gail Goodman
Publisher: Midbar Inc, 1995, Out of Print
ISBN-10: 0963922408
ISBN-13 978-0963922403