Chart Polski

The Chart Polski is an ancient sighthound breed that is documented in literature since 13th century. It is believed that the breed probably originated from the Asiatic sighthounds that were of Saluki type. The breed was historically used for hunting hare, fox, roe-deer, bustard and wolf.

The dog is tall and lanky with a height between 27 to 32 inches and weighs between 65-95 lbs. It is a short haired sighthound that is a persistent hunter and independent dog. According to breed standards, the Chart Polski should have long, lean and strong head with flat skull and strong muzzle. The nose is large and dark. Almond-shaped large eyes are set obliquely and can be dark brown to amber colour. Expression is lively and penetrating. Ears are medium size, set at eye level and can be erect, tipped, rose or folded back. Neck is long and muscular. Topline is level to the loin, chest is spacious and well let down and the ribs are well sprung. The feathered tail is long and strong at the base. At rest, the tail hangs down while at work, it is carried high. The coat is short and smooth and can come in any colour or pattern.

This dog is NOT recognized by AKC however, it is recognized by UKC, CKC and FCI.

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