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Aidi or Atlas Sheepdog

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The breed of dog known as aidi is also called the Chien de l'Atlas, The breed originated in Morocco and was bred as a shepherd, to herd and protect flocks of sheep and goats. It is also possessed of a keen sense of smell, and is good at hunting as well. In Morocco, it is sometimes used in tandem with the sloughi, a member of the sighthound family. In that partnership, the aidi tracks down the prey using his scenting ability and the sloughi then takes over, chasing the prey down.
  • Aïdi or Chien de l'Atlas

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    Gives detailed information about the breed, including the physical characteristics, and living with an Aidi.

  • Dog Breed Info Center - Aidi

    Find information and pictures of the breed. Includes their temperament, exercise, grooming, and their origin.

  • Pet - Aidi

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