Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

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HEALTH AND
GENERAL INFORMATION

SIZE:

HEIGHT:

2 feet to 2 feet, 4 inches tall at the shoulder

WEIGHT:

50 to 60 pounds

GENERAL HEALTH:

Afghan Hounds are generally healthy.  They are prone to: Allergies, Juvenile cataracts or Hypothyroidism.

LIFE SPAN:

10 to 12 years

EXERCISE:

Some Afghan Hounds prefer daily, hard exercise and others are lazy.

ENERGY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

RISK OF WEIGHT GAIN:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

PERSONALITY:

Afghan Hounds are one of the most loyal and curious breeds and will protect his family. Where they will protect your family, they may not be friendly to guests.

BARKING FREQUENCY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

HUNT DRIVE:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

AGGRESSIVENESS:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

SHEDDING HAIR:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

MOUTHINESS POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

WANDERLUST POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

TRAITS

EASY TO GROOM:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

FRIENDLY WITH STRANGERS:

VERY
FRIENDLY

FRIENDLY

NOT FRIENDLY

 

EASE OF HOUSE-TRAINING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

EASE WITH CHILDREN:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

INTELLIGENCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY INTELLIGENT

PLAYFULNESS:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY PLAYFUL

 

OUTSIDE/INSIDE BEHAVIOR

APARTMENT LIVING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY DIFFICULT

 

COLD WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

HOT WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

PROS AND CONS

PROS

CONS

 They adapt very well to the apartment living Grooming may require a professional groomer. Afghan Hounds have a lot of hair.

 

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