Height: male: 27 in.; female: 25 in. Weight: male: 60 lbs.; female: 50 lbs. Life Span: 12-14 years
Description: The Afghan Hound is an aristocrat, his whole appearance is one of dignity and aloofness with no coarseness. His striking characteristics are his exotic expression, long silky topknot, peculiar coat pattern and prominent hipbones. His elegance makes him a glamorous popular show dog. There is a side which is an arrogant mischievous companion. He is also has been recently utilized in the sport of Afghan racing.