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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 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large Breed Adult 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Adult

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

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support 6 lb. Front Counter

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support

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