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Afghan Hound

Overview of Afghan Hound



Afghan Hound dog breed is Pure breed Large in size. Fur of Afghan Hound is long and silky . Basic origin of Afghan Hound is northern Afghanistan. Afghan Hound is Fastest and Easiest to train, Afghan Hound is commonly spirited, very sweet, loyal, courageous, dignified, affectionate and sensitive
Afghan Hound is available in red, gray, black and golden Colors.

Height and weight of Afghan Hound

Adult Male of Afghan Hound is about 50 – 64 lb and adult female of Afghan Hound is about 52 – 70 lb in Weight.
Height of Afghan Hound is commonly 27 - 29 inches.

Common Health Issues of Afghan Hound


Afghan Hound has tendency to suffer from canine hip dysplasia (CHD), cataract and necrotic myelopathy  

Appearance of Afghan Hound

Afghan hound is Tall and slender with a long, narrow, refined head, silky topknot and powerful jaws, the back part of the head and skull are quite prominent. The muzzle is slightly convex and the nose is black.

Working Class of Afghan Hound

Basically Afghan Hound is Athlete dog but is also used as Hunting dog.

Training of Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Afghan Hound.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Afghan Hound should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Afghan Hound

Daily exercise for your Afghan Hound is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Afghan Hound is recommended Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Afghan Hound with children and other pets

Not good with young children

Special instructions related to your Afghan Hound

1. Not recommended for apartment life
2. King of Dogs

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