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Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

UK KC Classification Hound
Country of Origin Afghanistan
Date of Origin 1600s
Height 64 - 74 cm (25 - 29 inches)
Weight 23 - 27 Kgs (50 - 60 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Afghan Hounds are strong, dignified dogs. They have long, fine hair that can be any colour.


Afghan Hounds are dignified and aloof, but they are happy and clownish when playing.


If you are considering an Afghan Hound as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for hot or cold climates
They require a lot of grooming
They are not easy to obedience train

Interesting Facts

Afghan Hounds are also known as:
Baluchi Hound
Sage Baluchi
Ogar Afgan

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