Saluki dog breeding big business in UAE
1 August 2010 Last updated at 15:43 BST
Saluki dogs are thought to take their name from the ancient city of Saluk in Yemen.
Their history in the Middle East goes back a long way, and they are still popular as a dog for hunting in the region.
Hamad Al Ghanem is the director or the Arabian Saluki Centre in Abu Dhabi.