Afghan Hound Information

afghan hound breedKnown for their elegant beauty, Afghan Hounds are an independent, sweet breed known for their long, flowing coat of fur. These locks, while very regal, also serve an important purpose: protecting the pup from the harsh climate of the mountainous region from which it hails. Underneath is a strong, agile dog built for hunting.

Grooming an Afghan Hound is challenging and training isn’t easy, but for breed devotees, the dog’s faithfulness, sophistication and charm make it the perfect pet. He’s also good with children and other pets.

Average Size

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Height: 2ft 0in - 2ft 4in     Weight: 50-60lbs


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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