Afghan Hound
Baluchi Hound

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Afghan Hound
Baluchi Hound

Afghanistan, Ancient times. This breed was first used for Game hunting

Companion, Guarding, Hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-14 years of age

Weight & Height
50 to 60 pounds & 25 to 29 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Cryptorchidism or monorchidism, eye problems, heart problems, hip dysplasia

Physical Description
Large, powerful, squarly built and agile. The head is long ,and refined and the muzzle is tapered. It has a black nose, dark triangular eyes and long pendant ears. It has a long ,ringed or curved tail.

Aloof & dignified. This breed will do better in a family with older children. This breed may be difficult to train. Some Aghans are timed and reserved with strangers.


Living Conditions
This breed is not recommended for apartment life as they required lots of exercise and room to run.

These breed needs to be bathed 2-3 times a month and also needs daily brushing

Needs to run 1-2 hours each day

Coat Texture
Coat is long and silky except on the face and back where the hair is short.

Coat Colors
Comes in a variety of colors

6-8 pups per litter.

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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Afghan Hound Breeders

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