The Royal Dog of Egypt, also known as Saluki has been good friends to men since the time of the Pharaohs. The Saluki is a dog breed originating in the Fertile Crescent. The Saluki is classed as a sighthound and is typically deep-chested and long-legged. Salukis tend to be independent animals requiring patient training and are gentle and affectionate with their owners. Males can weigh up to 60 pounds and can reach up to 28 inches. The price can reach around $2,500.