Afghan Hound Dog Breed Information

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Afghan Hound Dog Breed InformationSeptember 7, 2017

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

Afghan Hound Dog Breed Information

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Afghan Hound Dog Breed InformationSeptember 7, 2017

Name
Afghan Hound

Other Names
Baluchi Hound, Tazi, Tazhi Spay, Da Kochyano Spay, Sage Balochi, Ogar Afgan, Eastern Greyhound / Persian Greyhound
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Origin
Afghanistan

Breed Group
Sporting (AKC:1926)
Sighthound & Pariah (UKC)

Size
Large

Temperament
Aloof
Clownish
Dignified
Happy
Independent

Height
27-29 inches (69-74 cm)

Weight
50-64 pounds (22-34 kg)

Type
Purebred

Life span
12-14 years

Colors
Black & Tan
Blue
Blue & Cream
Black
Black & Silver
Cream
Red
Silver
White

Litter Size
6-8 puppies

Puppy Price
Average $2000 - $2500 USD



Afghan Hound Dog

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Afghan Hound DogSeptember 7, 2017