• Afghan Hound Dog Breed




Dog Size

Large

Trainability

Moderately Easy

Weight

51-75 Pounds

Shedding

Constant

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Overview

High Maintenance: This breed needs to be groomed regularly to keep them in good shape and need professional groomers for trimming or stripping services.
Moderate shedding: If you have a dog is prepared for them to shed. With long and silky coat brushing them regularly will help control this problem.
Difficult to train: It can be challenging to train this breed due t its independent nature. House training this breed can turn out to be difficult although if you are ready to work hard nothing is impossible.
Personality: This breed is typically a one family breed and is not very interactive to new comers. They are very sensitive and have low pain tolerance thus a minor wound will be more bothering to this breed as compared to other breeds and will not respond to rough handling so be gentle.
Good for new owners: This breed is good who are becoming pet parent for the first time.
Good with kids: This breed is suitable for kids and enjoy playing with them however due to their sensitive nature it is important for kids to understand the sensitivity of this breed.
Common Nicknames Baluchi Hound, Tazi, Tazhi Spay, Da Kochyano Spay, Sage Balochi, Ogar Afghan, Eastern Greyhound and Persian Greyhound
Temperament Alert, Friendly, Intelligent, Loyal, Playful, Quiet
Trainability Moderately Easy
Shedding Constant
Grooming High Maintenance
Breed Type Constant
Good With Adults, Older Children
Size Large

Body Statics

Life Expectancy

Min Life Expectancy
12
Years
Max Life Expectancy
14
Years

Height and Weight


Gender Weight Range Height Range
Female 44-75 pounds 24-27 inches
Male 51-75 pounds 27-29 inches

Health

Conditions & Risk Profiles

Condition Risk
Hypothyroidism
High
Hip Dysplasia
Medium
Démodé tic Mange
Medium
Cataracts
High

Other Information

Hypoallergenic Breed
Yes
Litter Size 6-8puppies
Weight Gain Potential
Low
Drooling Tendency
Low

Characteristics

Personality

Temperament
Alert, Friendly, Intelligent, Loyal, Playful, Quiet
Good for New Owners
Yes
Good With Kids
Yes
Cat Friendly
Yes
Sensitivity Level High
Barking Occasional
Mouthiness Considerable
Hunting Drive Medium
Impulse to Wander Low

Afghan HoundPuppy Names

Rank Male Female
1 Aztec Gracie
2 Dakota Ally
3 Buzz Dixie
4 Jack Maggie
5 Buster Gypsy
6 Justin Chloe
7 Marley Bailey
8 Jacob Molly
9 Buddy Daisy
10 Aztec Abby

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