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Posted by: John Mattar Category: Dog Breed Facts

The following table covers the most common questions our customers have about the Afghan Hound dog breed. If you have any suggestions for facts to include, leave us a comment or email us.

Afghan Hound Dog Breed Facts

Origin – Afghanistan
Dog Group – Sight-hound
Height – 2 feet – 2 feet 4 inches
Weight – 50-60 Pounds
Life Span – 10-13 Years
Eating Requirements – 2-2.5 cups of dry food twice a day
Coat Style – Fine hairs, thick coat, and silky
Coat Colors – All solid colors are accepted
Grooming Required? – Yes, their long coat requires grooming. Their hair should be combed and washed weekly. Cut approximately every 2 months.
Gait – Gallop
Temperament – Aloof, Independent, Goofy, Happy
Exercise Needs – Higher than average but not extremely high. 100 being the most exercise required the Afghan Hound is rated at 80/100
Activities – Racing, lure coursing, and daily walks.
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