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.
|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.|
|Afghan Dog Gifts – Afghan Hound Gifts|
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