Afghan Retriever, Afghan Hound and Golden Retriever Mix : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight : nextdogbreed.com
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Afghan Retriever

Overview of Afghan Retriever


Afghan Retriever dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between Afghan Hound and Golden Retriever. Afghan Retriever is Large in size. Fur of Afghan Retriever is long, soft and shiny . Basic origin of Afghan Retriever is none because hybrids dogs have no specific region.. Afghan Retriever is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train is commonly energetic, intelligent, lively, and playful. Known to be multi-talented, the Afghan Retriever participates in a wide variety of activities such as agility, competitive obedience, herding, hunting, lure coursing, narcotics detection, racing, retrieving, sighting, and tracking.
Afghan Retriever is available in brown, golden and yellow.

Height and weight of Afghan Retriever

Adult Male of Afghan Retriever is about 60-80 pounds (27-36kg.) and adult female of Afghan Retriever is about 55-70 pounds (25-32kg.) in Weight.
Height of Afghan Retriever is commonly 22-24 inches (56-61cm.).

Common Health Issues of Afghan Retriever


Afghan Retriever is a healthier breed like other hybrid breeds. However Afghan Retriever has tendency to suffer from cancer, hip dysplasia, Von Willebrand's condition, heart complications and congenital eye defects.  

Appearance of Afghan Retriever

Afghan Retriever is available in two shapes, one inherit its appearance from Golden Retriever and other from Afghan Hound. Mostly it has golden color inherited from Golden Retriever and long fur from afghan hound.

Working Class of Afghan Retriever

Basically Afghan Retriever is Watch dog but is also used as Companion and Guard dog.

Training of Afghan Retriever

Afghan Retriever require training in early age like other hybrid dogs. Afghan Retriever is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Afghan Retriever.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Afghan Retriever 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 Retriever

Daily exercise for your Afghan Retriever 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 Retriever is recommended Tuging,Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Afghan Retriever with children and other pets

Afghan Retriever are good with children and other pet

Special instructions related to your Afghan Retriever

Comb and brush having a firm bristle brush, paying distinct interest for the dense undercoat. Dry shampoo routinely, but bathe only when required. This breed is an typical shedder.

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