Ever found yourself sputtering in trying to name five Indian canine pedigrees? Encounter these near-extinct breeds and update your knowledge of these canis familiaris in Indes.
Rampur: Fast, ferocious and a favourite of the Rampur nawabs. One breed weakness, unable to turn at high speeds, these hounds often sustain leg injuries.
Mudhol: A Maratha hound, smaller than the English Greyhound but larger than a Whippet. A good place to source these sleek hunters: Southern Karnataka.
Rajapalayam: Southern special. This white sight hound with a pink nose appeared on the flag of Rajapalayam in Tamil Nadu. Also called a miniature Great Dane.