Also know as: Tazi, Baluchi Hound
Origin: Ancient Afghanistan
Today's Role: Companion Dog, Show Dog, Lure Coursing
History and Facts: Originally used by nomadic tribes for hunting gazelle and rabbits.
Temperament / Behavior
The Afghan Hound is a hunter at heart. Aloof, dignified and somewhat independent or clownish.
Breed-Related Health Concerns
Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Exercise: The Afghan Hound will need daily vigorous exercise.
Grooming: Regular brushing and combing every few days is necessary for your Afghan Hound.