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

Overview of Afghan Spaniel


Afghan Spaniel dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between Afghan Hound and Cocker Spaniel. Afghan Spaniel is Medium in size. Fur of Afghan Spaniel is long and straight . Basic origin of Afghan Spaniel is none because hybrid dogs have no specific origin.. Afghan Spaniel is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train is commonly Playful, Faithful, Friendly, Quiet, Affectionate, Trainable. Afghan Spaniel inherits shape from Cocker Spaniel and habits from Afghan Hound. The Afghan Spaniel is loveable and playful dogs that are sensitive to your tone.
Afghan Spaniel is available in Black, Black & Brown, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream.

Height and weight of Afghan Spaniel

Adult Male of Afghan Spaniel is about 25-55 pounds and adult female of Afghan Spaniel is about 20-50 pounds in Weight.
Height of Afghan Spaniel is commonly 13.5 to 15.5 inches (34 to 39 cm) .

Common Health Issues of Afghan Spaniel


Afghan Spaniel is a healthier breed like other hybrid breeds. However Afghan Spaniel has tendency to suffer from some congenital disorders..  

Appearance of Afghan Spaniel

It is a dog of normal proportions, with medium long silky fur on the body and ears, hanging down on the legs and belly . The head has an upturned nose and the ears hang down. The breed standard states that size over 15.5 inches (39 cm) inches for males and 14.5 inches (37 cm) for females is a disqualification at conformation shows. Afghan Spaniels weigh around 24 to 30 pounds (11 to 14 kg) on average, with females of the breed usually weighing slightly less than the males.

Working Class of Afghan Spaniel

Basically Afghan Spaniel is Watch dog but is also used as Hunting and Companion dog.

Training of Afghan Spaniel

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

Daily exercise for your Afghan Spaniel 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 Spaniel is recommended Fetching,Walking,Swimming regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Afghan Spaniel with children and other pets

Good with children of all ages and other pets after early socialization training.

Special instructions related to your Afghan Spaniel

Suitable for all climates.

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