Afghan hound


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Afghan hound

a tall, long silky-coated dog with pendulous ears, high tail carriage and a very elegant appearance. The breed originated on the Sinai peninsula and was later used as a sight hunter in northern Afghanistan. Called also Tazi. The breed suffers from inherited cataracts and a hereditary myelopathy.
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On a list of alternative support services, Hammersmith and Fulham Council suggests people should contact the Southern Afghan Club - a group set up by owners of Afghan hounds.
Above left: Time for a nap and (above right) Yvonne Corden with her Afghan Hound Homer while (below) Tony Steele and Disney show off their matching beards
Clockwise from top left, Danielle Mather readies her lowchen, Leo; beauty treatment for Ross, a Yorkshire terrier; a windswept Afghan hound at the show; Rico a Bichon Frise is primed and ready for the show; spectators take a breather; Pictures, JOHN JAMES
August 27 Afghan Hound Club of Scotland Championship show, Ecclesmachan, by Broxburn, 10.
Jeff Powell of the Daily Mail called me a 'rabid Afghan hound with blond hair'.
Presumably he's been chosen on the grounds that all women like "a bit of posh", but he prances and preens on screen, fringe a-flopping, like an Afghan hound.
In the next hall, Paula Kenny, attempted to groom her hyperactive Afghan hound, 14-month-old Fraggle, before he entered the ring.
Afghan Hound Club of Scotland Open Show in Camperdown Park, Dundee, at 11.
Brin the Afghan hound was adopted by Coldstream Guards and handed over to Gurkha Rifles troops after wandering on to their base several months ago.
Hibbard, who will be occasionally joined by his white Afghan hound, Reese, during his run, believes that his mission to run across the U.
We also meet a woman with a beehive which means she must sleep sitting up and a hairdresser who had a customer who came in with a picture of am Afghan hound.
The dogs, which included chihuahuas, an Afghan hound, Tibetan terriers, Pomeranians and collies, behaved impeccably at the event to alert exhibitors and visitors that the showcase, at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre, is taking place later this month.

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