Large dog breeds
|Size Type:||Large dog breeds|
|Height:||27-29 inches (68-74 cm)|
|Form of ear:||Lop-eared|
|Form of a tail:||Ring tail|
|Life span:||13 years|
|Japanese Site：||Afghan Hound|
The native of Afghanistan, especially in older dogs in the world, with a history of 6,000 years. Long ago, the Escort and the sheep and cattle, as hunting dogs, were engaged in hunting gazelles and leopards. Until the beginning of the 20th century, was known as Greyhound and Greyhound Pell Eastern Shan, 1907, a sardine of greyhound dogs participated in dog shows in England Pell Shan, the foundation of modern Afghan Hound was. Afghan Hound once but was nervous and rude, and has been improved by a docile, gentle dog lover and, now more than a hound, a dog popular appreciation.
In body height, and slender body like a greyhound. Appearance of reluctance at first glance, the advantage to the Through the wilderness, is a great feature. Skull too narrow, that the occipital ridge. Face is sublime, and noble. But a long face, bite byte level. Sides of the court, thigh, legs, tail, and grows rich silky long coat to the toe is also longer hair ornaments crown. Frontal and shoulders, back, coat the tip of the tail is short.
Slim. Rice a beautiful long coat, and face, graceful. The robust body, strong spirit of independence too. Because people can not know, but appear to be timid, not aggressive. Very smart, absorbing more and more discipline and training. And an excellent watchdog, the attitude they have resolutely dignified. For hunting than the original, are rated as more attractive domestic dog.
Fawn, Gold, cream, red, blue, white, more gray, brindle, tri color there. However, there are white markings on the head will be a big disadvantage.
How to Care & How to Train
15 to 20 minutes each day, do combing and brushing. Carefully place a long coat. Bath three times a month, the Court will prepare the dryer after washing. Because drooping ears, removing hair in the ear, carefully cleaned and kept clean.
This dog breed is like running one or two hours, morning and evening, it is necessary to speed the movement of the outdoors.
Disease to be careful
Skin disorders, thyroid dysfunction, spinal cord disease, cataracts, progressive retinal atrophy pan, pharyngeal paralysis, cataract, otitis externa, skin diseases
Disease that can be seen occasionally
Necrotizing myelopathy, hip dysplasia
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