Vanjari Hound

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Vanjari Hound
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Other namesVanjāri Hound, Banjāri Hound, Banjāri Greyhound, Vanchāri Hound, Wanjāri Hound
OriginIndia
Domestic 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 Rajasthan. 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 and due to various others reasons like its purpose of hunting as its completely ban in India. Vanjari is also called aseel by nomads. My self has travelled in rajasthan once I came to know that this breed is exists in Rajasthan with nomads in year 2017 with A member of Rajput family.

Vanjari has almost hairless body. They mostly found in Uniform color. Mostly are of Mouse grey or black , fawn etc. They are very alert in nature.