Historically, “Early or Sudden Death” has been reported as an issue in the Saluki. This is where the Saluki dies for no apparent reason usually before 5 years of age. Post Mortem examinations undertaken in affected Salukis appeared to show signs of immune/autoimmune problems or an unusual amount of clostridium.

In order to find out all the club can about this condition, we need to know about individual deaths. In the highly unlikely event that your young Saluki does die suddenly with no apparent cause please follow the guidelines in the following links: