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The Afghan Hound is a hound that is distinguished by its thick, fine, silky coat and its tail with a ring curl at the end. The breed was selectively bred for its unique features in the cold mountains of Afghanistan. Its local name is Taži Spay or Sag-e Tazi Other names for this breed are Kuchi Hound, Tazi, Balkh Hound, Baluchi Hound, Barakzai Hound, Shalgar Hound, Kabul Hound, Galanday Hound or sometimes incorrectly African Hound.This unique, ancient dogs breed has an appearance quite unlike any other: dramatic silky coat, exotic face, and thin, fashion-model build. Looks aside, Afghan enthusiasts describe this hound as both aloof and comical.Personality : A breed of charming contradictions: independent and aloof, but sweet and profoundly loyal; dignified, but with a silly streak
Name Afghan HoundOther Names Baluchi Hound, Tazi, Tazhi Spay, Da Kochyano Spay, Sage Balochi, Ogar Afgan, Eastern Greyhound / Persian GreyhoundDogs For Kids And FamiliesOrigin AfghanistanBreed Group Sporting (AKC:1926)Sighthound & Pariah (UKC)SizeLargeTemperament AloofClownishDignifiedHappyIndependentHeight 27-29 inches (69-74 cm)Weight 50-64 pounds (22-34 kg)Type PurebredLife span 12-14 yearsColors Black & TanBlueBlue & CreamBlackBlack & SilverCreamRedSilverWhiteLitter Size 6-8 puppiesPuppy Price Average $2000 - $2500 USD