Mudhol Hound


The Mudhol Hound, also known as Caravan Hound is an Indian dog breed of the sight hound type. The feathered variety is commonly referred to as a Pashmi. It is also called Karwani. It is a common pet amongst villagers in India's Karnataka state, who use it for hunting and guarding. The Kennel Club of India (KCI) and Indian National Kennel Club (INKC) recognize the breed under different breed names. The KCI registers it as a Caravan Hound while the INKC uses the name Mudhol Hound.The postage stamp with face value of Rs.5.00 was released by Indian Postal Department on 9 January 2005, together with three other dogs, the Himalayan Sheep Dog (Rs. 5.00), Rampur Hound (Rs. 5.00) and Rajapalayam (Rs. 15.00), in recognition of the Mudhol hound.

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This breed is also called Caravan Hound, Karwani, Mudhol Dog as well as Pashmi.

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