Afghan_HoundRThe Afghan Hound is one of the oldest sighthound dog breeds. Distinguished by its thick, fine, silky coat and its tail with a ring curl at the end, the breed acquired its unique features in the cold mountains of Afghanistan,and east of Iran where it was originally used to hunt hares and gazelles by coursing them. Alternate names for this breed are Kuchi HoundTāzīBalkh HoundBaluchi HoundBarutzy HoundShalgar HoundKabul HoundGalanday Hound, or sometimes incorrectly African Hound.

 

 

 

 

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