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Afghan Hound

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 50 - 60 lbs.

Height: 25" - 27"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Ancient Afghanistan

Also Known As: Tazi, Baluchi Hound

Group: Sighthound

Category: Companion Dog, Show Dog, Lure Coursing

Exercise Needs

The Afghan Hound will need daily vigorous exercise.

Grooming Needs

Regular brushing and combing every few days is necessary for your Afghan Hound.


The Afghan Hound is a hunter at heart. Aloof, dignified and somewhat independent or clownish.


Originally used by nomadic tribes for hunting gazelle and rabbits.

Dog Food for Your Afghan Hound

Large Breed Puppy 30 Pound Bag

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large breed adult dog food

Large Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of large breed dogs.

Food for dogs with sensitive stomachs

Sensitive Solutions

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

Picky No More large breed dog food

Picky No More™ Large Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of large breed dogs.