Afghan Hound Rescue Information: The Afghan Hound is an elegant breed with a reputation for being sweet, loving, and playful but with 'cat-like' tendencies toward detachment and independence. Afghan Hounds are sensitive and require gentle training and attention. An Afghan Hound may sometimes ignore commands. Housebreaking can be challenging for an Afghan Hound. Afghan Hounds are naturally high spirited and need plenty of exercise. Afghan Hounds are best suited to families with older children and a large yard or acreage.
Afghan Hound Trivia: Afghan Hounds were mentioned in ancient Egyptian papyruses. Afghan Hounds are native to Sinai. The Afghan Hound is referred to as 'a king of dogs'. The Afghan Hound is an ancient breed dating back thousands of years to pre-Christian times. Afghan Hounds were unknown in the West prior to the 20th century.