Afghan Hound - Dog Breed Characteristics & Care

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This breed is majestic and elegant, and its long flowing coat always attracts attention. They are also very energetic and, despite their aristocratic appearance, are ready to dash off the spot at any moment. Many believe that the Afghan Hound is one of the oldest dog breeds that was rescued on Noah's ark.

Brief Information

Breed GroupHound Dogs
Height24 to 26 inches tall at the shoulder
Average weight50 to 60 pounds
Lifespan10 to 12 years