The Afghan Dog is a hound with a thick, thin, silky coat and a tail with a ring curl at the some text

The Afghan Hound is not suitable for apartment living. They are rather inactive indoors and thrive on land.

This is a suitable dog breed for kids. It is also friendly toward other pets and shy toward strangers.

The Afghan Hound must be groomed very carefully for one full hour, twice a week; special instruments may be required.

The Afghan Hound needs to be taken on a long daily walk or jog. Dogs that do not get to go on daily walks are more likely to display behavior problems.


27-29 inches (69-74 cm)


50-64 pounds (22-34 kg)

Life span

12-14 years



Puppy Prices

Average $2500 - $3500 USD