In Afghanistan's dry hot climate hot days can be followed by cold nights which make it comfortable to get under the Afghan's thick coat during sleeping hours. In hot weather, they can get really hot though!
They are among the oldest breeds in the world. It was used for hunting gazelles, antelopes, and hares in the hot deserts of Asia thousands of years ago. They are known for their distinctive patterned white fur which helps them to blend into snowy landscapes.
Afghan hounds are known for being smart dogs. These dogs get along very well with children of all ages but they tend to be loud barkers. They are for experienced dog owners who can dedicate enough time to training and bonding.
Dog Breed Group
24 - 26 inches
23 - 27 kg
10 - 12 years
Energy filled dogs need mental and physical stimulation. They are at their happiest when activities are action packed. They are the best buddies to bring with you when running, hiking, and other kinds of adventures.
Potential for Playfulness
From simple catch, sit and stay training, to more advanced lessons for tricks and agility, these dogs are up for the challenge. They are always looking forward to having playmates and playdates.
Pumped up dogs who are very agile,active and prefer outdoors. They are historically bred to hunt, work or sport. Though all dogs need exercise, they require regular exercise not just to keep them in shape and healthy.
Gentle natured dogs are easy to handle.They are family dogs - best with kids, elderly and even other animals. Since, they are not loud and rowdy, they are a manageable company when you live in an apartment
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USUAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Please take note of the following health diseases Afghan Hound usually encounter
Afghan hound shed twice a year, but having regular brushing sessions should help to remove dead hair. It is also important to use a large brush when doing so in order not to hurt their skin which is very sensitive. It is also advisable to avoid using shampoo on them since it might irritate their skin even more.