The Middle East is a world of its own. With extensive deserts and luxuries of the Arabian world, the Middle Eastern region has been able to catch the attention of those from across the world. There are many things uniquely found in the region. One such thing is the desert dog breed known as Saluki. This special breed is only found in the Middle East. If you visit the UAE and are in Abu Dhabi then there is even a especially dedicated center to learn about this unique breed of dogs. Sir Bani Yas Island activities also list learning about Salukis as one of the things to do while there.
If you are interested in learning about the Salukis a visit to the Saluki centre would be beneficial. There are hotels that facilitate this and some even located in the close proximity. If you are a tourist and looking for one of those then a highly recommended one is Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort.
The Salukis are desert hounds found in this part of the world and considered to be ones with high stamina , intelligence and above all loyal. Salukis have been bred for thousands of years by the Arabs as a part of their culture and heritage. The Saluki centres are there to provide members and their Salukis state of the art facilities.
It is believed that these tamed dogs evolved from wolves according to scientific findings. The Salukis are often used for hunting wild beasts. These dogs are also considered to be great guard dogs and are entrusted with guarding the households of Arabs. The structure of the dog is a slim tall long boned one and the pedigree of these hunting hounds date back to around six to seven thousand years before Christ.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+