Afghan Hound

Referred to as an aristocrat, The Afghan Hound’s appearance is one of dignity and aloofness.  Well covered with thick, silky hair, very fine in texture, the Afghan Hound’s coat is a sort found among animals native to high altitudes.  They can come in all colors, and while the breed is an excellent hound (hunting by sight), its popularity here has been generated by the breeds’ spectacular qualities as a show dog.

Breed Profile

Known for being aloof, dignified, and for having a highly individualized personality, Afghan Hounds are prized and loved by their owners as companions and members of their family.  However, it is important to consider that their coat requires regular grooming, and their large size necessitates regular exercise.