This breed, as is the case with many sighthounds, has a high prey drive and may not get along with small animals.
Myths and Realities - the Truth about Afghan Hounds! Watch for separate pages on health issues, grooming and training. Many of you will find this page searching for information about Afghan Hounds and may have been confused by a lot of conflicting information. They learn very quickly and will copy dogs or humans if it works for them!
Young puppies cannot be left alone all day while people are at work - this is a recipe for disaster in ANY breed.
Crate training is a reliable method that speeds up the process, but puppies cannot be crated for more than a few hours at a time. If this would be a problem for you, do consider an older puppy or an adult dog.
The amount of time spent brushing them between baths will depend on the environment they live in and the texture of their coat. Dogs not being shown should be bathed at least every 2 weeks.
If you have never owned a coated breed before, the breeder needs to give you proper instruction in the tools required and the proper ways to use them. If the puppy seller seems unwilling or unable to do this, go elsewhere. Afghan Hounds are one of the healthy breeds and careful breeders want to keep it this way.
Yes, there are inherited problems but they are few and the incidence is low. Life expectancy for this breed should average years.
Some Afghan Hounds live well into their teens. It may surprise a lot of people but the answer is yes!
Since they are a long coated breed they DO need regular grooming and bathing so will be less likely to carry a variety of allergens around with them like dogs that may only have a bath once every 6 months.
In addition they do not have an oily skin and coat and do not smell like "dogs" if properly cared for.Afghan Hound – General Description. The Afghan Hound is one of the oldest, if not the first, sighthound dog breed. Distinguished by its thick, fine, silky coat and its tail with a ring curl at the end, the breed acquired its unique features in the cold mountains of Afghanistan, where it was originally used to hunt hares and gazelles by coursing them.
Get the latest international news and world events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at grupobittia.com 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 is selectively bred for its unique features in the cold mountains of Afghanistan. Its local name is Tāžī Spay (Pashto: تاژي.
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Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from grupobittia.com The Afghan Hound is large in size with a long face, long drooping ears and a long curved, tail.
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