The Afghan Hound
is one of the oldest, sighthound dog breed. The Afghan is a lively and
active creature with a very individual personality
Male: 27; Female:
Male: 60; Female:
colors permissible except spotted
10 to 12 years
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in the Middle East,
the ancient breed hound. This is a very elegant, ancient dog, the
sighthound, it hunts by sight and has been used to hunt
antelope, wolves, snow leopards and other animals.
legs, flank, ribs, forequarters, and legs were covered with dense,
filamentous hair, fine texture, ears, four feet are feathering,
starting from the front of the shoulder, extending to the rear for the
saddle-shaped area of hair a bit shorter, and close to form a smooth
back in mature dogs, this is the characteristics of the Afghan Hound
natural form appears, hair does not need pruning or
trimming, is a long head filiform hair was also a distinctive feature.
There are many requirements for the coat, one being that it should
never be trimmed, and should remain natural.
spirited, very sweet, loyal, affectionate,
beautiful and intelligent, this dog
is very often seen in the show
ring. They is very dignified but can be disobedient if not
water, once it saw water, it will straight away jump into
the water without any doubt.
adult individuals in Afghanistan, and good activities, so necessary to
appropriately increase of food, the food in the feeding, the daily need
for about 500 grams of meat, and add equal amount of dry biscuits or
cooked vegetarian, feeding before the first cooked chopped meat, then
add water and mix thoroughly cooked vegetarian fed dry.
must be fresh, handle clean, can not feed stale, bad food, especially
in the summer, do not feed leftover food must be fresh food,
and other utensils should be cleaned every day to avoid food poisoning,
in the feed, fish should be added, it will give the dog hair soft and
smooth, to maintain the appearance of handsome dog, normally do not eat
after dinner snack.
Training the Afghan
can be a challenge, they is sensitive.
Bred to work independently, it prefers his own agenda to someone else's
and can have a quite stubborn streak. they can be disobiedient if an
owner does not give the dog
the house, young Afghans
are known to be destructive chewers if given
too much freedom and not allowed enough exercise. With the right
The Afghan Hound
can learn to enjoy training and to go along with household
combing hair day , should be done two to three times per year,
professional dressing. Do not brush
in-between baths in order to keep coat long and shiny.
Baths are necessary once a week to keep the coat from matting, it is
clear the wax, stains, and mucus, trimming claws.
is Advantages for the bold, independent, independent and strong, do not
need special care and disadvantages for the individual stubborn,
headstrong, and only those who understand its nature, it effectively
This is fun breed for people who
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