Afghan hound

Afghan hound training

Belonging to the sight hound family – greyhound-like dogs- the Afghans are a unique dog breed which requires special training. If you own an Afghan hound or you are thinking of purchasing one, please note that Afghan hound training is difficult and quite time consuming. The Afghan dog stands from 24 to 28 inches tall with males weighing approximately 60 pounds and females weighing around 50 pounds. When choosing an Afghan makes sure the coat is silky and long on the body and fine on the neck area. When creating your Afghan hound training program you have to take into consideration the characteristics of the breed: agility, endurance, tenacity and cunningness. Afghan hounds can reach speeds of around 40 mph and can jump up to 20 feet and leap 7 feet straight up from a standing still.

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