Vanjari Hound

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Vanjari Hound
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Other names Vanjāri Hound, Banjāri Hound, Banjāri Greyhound, Vanchāri Hound, Wanjāri Hound
Country of origin India
Traits
Dog (Canis lupus familiaris)

The Vanjari Hound (Malayalam: വഞ്ചാരി ഹൗണ്ട്) is a breed of dog found in India. It is a greyhound-type dog used by the nomadic Vanjari of Maharashtra, primarily as a sighthound in hunting. However, it has also been used as a guard dog and a herding dog. The breed is currently at risk from interbreeding with other dog breeds.