This dog breed is a cross between the Sheepdog crossed with the Greyhound or Terrier, Collie. They're a hunting dog breed but also considered as a suitable family pet. They're very affectionate and require a loving home environment in which they can excel and feel safe. They've very playful by nature and love to socialise.
The Lurcher is good with children of all ages and has the correct temperament to play endless hours of games with young children. They're also very low maintenance when it comes to grooming.
The typical height of a Male Lurcher is 55 - 71 cm and the same for Females. Weight averages 27 - 32 kg for Males and the same for Females.