The lurcher is a mixed-breed dog, specifically a sighthound mated with another dog type, most commonly a herding dog or a terrier. Historically a poacher's dog, lurchers in modern times are used as pets, hunting dogs and in racing.

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Also known as

This breed is also called Lurcher as well as North American Lurcher and Longdog Association.

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