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All Dog Breeds >>History of Afghan Hound

The Afghan Hound was discovered by western travelers in Afghanistan in 1800. Later in this century, Afghanistan was brought to England. The Afghan History and Heritage before this point are virtually unknown, although there are some theories. Some believe that Afghanistan has lived in ancient Egypt, while others place of race in different regions of Asia. Aghani The dog has been used as a shepherd, hunter and dog dog. A dog dogs follow their prey by sight and is followed by hunters on horseback. By region, Afghanistan has taken on its own, in packs, and even the falcon.

In 1907, introduces a man named Captain Barf his Afghan England great interest. He began farming in the western Afghan Hound. But after the First World War, the Afghan Hound has disappeared from the West and not raised again until the 1920 Around this time, Westerners have rediscovered the usefulness of race as a decoy and dog racing exposure. This coincided with the resurgence of the race which has received recognition by the American Kennel Club in 1926. To date, the Afghan Hound is a popular choice in exhibitions and family.