The Azawakh is a sighthound dog breed from Africa. It is a short, flat back combined with long legs place the hips higher than the withers. The Azawakh is almond eyed and thin. The standards call for a hound from 15 to 25 kg, its height is 24 to 29 inches. The coat is very short and almost absent on the belly. In Africa, Azawakh are found in a variety of colors such as red, blue fawn, grizzle and rarely blue and black.