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Countries of origin of the
The Sloughi is
Sighthound of the North African Maghreb region: Morocco, Algeria,
When discussing the relationships between Sloughi, Afghan Hound (Afghanistan is right of Iran), Azawakh, Saluki, Tazi and Taigan, it is important to keep in mind the geographical distances involved between the countries of origin of these breeds. These distances can easily result in Genetic Drift which modifies the genotypes of these populations of dogs over time and separates them genetically from one another.