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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.