Afghan Hound

Breed: Afghan Hound

Family: Greyhound

Nationality: Afghanistan

Weight (kg): 23 - 27
Size (cm): 63 - 74
Hair type: very long and thin

Color Standards: All colors are allowed

Origin and history: The origin is unknown. This breed was brought back by British soldiers after the second Afghan war around 1890.

Personality: They are affectionate and independent with his masters. They are rather distant towards Strangers. It is a calm and not very demonstrative dog, who does not like to be annoyed.

Known health problem: hip dysplasia, cataract, hypothyroidism and autoimmune diseases.

Note: When he is not on a leash, he tends to run away to chase other animals.