The Afghan Hound is the tall, classy and elegant stunner of the dog world. With its exotic face, thin figure, and dramatic silky coat, you can't help but stare. Their beauty is nothing new—in fact, Afghan Hounds are an aristocratic breed that dates back thousands of years to 4000 BC. Originating from Afghanistan, they're one of the most ancient breeds in the world. These agile beauties are very quick and were bred to hunt large prey in the deserts and mountains. Their abundant luxurious coat gave them warmth while they hunted alone. Now more commonly serving as family pets and show dogs, the Afghan Hound still stands tall and independent. It does not lavish in attention, so don't get offended if avoids hugs and petting. This isn't to say they don't love people! Afghans can be silly clowns and enjoy showing off their playful side to their owners. Their independent nature can make training your Afghan Hound sometimes difficult. They have a mind of their own and like to do things on their own schedule. As they play a little hard to get, when they do decide to obey commands or perform tricks it can be very rewarding. The silky coat needs regular grooming for it to look its best. If you want a kind, gentle and quick playmate, with a fashion-model build, you have met your match.
Daily kibble serving
Afghan Hounds eat 2-2.5 cups of kibble a day, divided into two meals. Although Afghan Hounds are slim by nature, it is always a good idea to measure the food and set meal times. The amount it eats depends on the size, age, build, and activity level. For optimal health and well-being, it is essential to feed your dog high-quality food. Afghan Hounds need a diet to support their athletic ability and energy levels. Nutrient dense products are important to keep their locks long and joints protected.