Azawakh Breed Maintenance
In order to maintain the coat of this moderate shedder, you should brush your dog weekly to order to prevent an overabundance of shedding. A firm bristle brush or curry brush will do the trick. Regular nail trimming should occur between 3 and 4 weeks to maintain short nails. His ears should be assessed weekly and cleaned as needed to prevent ear infection and keep them free of debris. It is recommended to brush the teeth daily to decrease the risk of oral disease in your Azawakh. A bath at least once monthly will avoid the overproduction of oils on the coat, causing a dull look. The Azawakh has a high activity level and is a naturally athletic dog requiring daily walks with enough additional exercise provided to keep him content. The Azawakh would fare best in a dwelling with excessive space to run around to maintain an active lifestyle. This breed fares best in a warm and dry climate and does not like the cold weather due to thin skin. The diet of the Azawakh is known to be best maintained with a low-protein diet since it was bred to adapt to these conditions. Fruits and vegetables, such as bananas and carrots, are highly recommended by many professionals and can be mixed with some wild rice.