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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Inspired by that first dog, Frei started breeding and showing Afghan hounds - casually at first, then more seriously.
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This series, the critters - sexy Afghan hound Destiny (Lucy Montgomery), cynical, people-hating pigeon Kali (Katy Brand), dim-witted street cat Marion (Daniel Tetsell), lactose-intolerant fox Nelson (Rufus Jones) and psychopathic fellow vulpine Vince (Paul Kaye) - encounter a host of special guest stars including Zoe Ball, Danny Dyer, Vanessa Feltz, Ainsley Harriott, Scott Mills, Richard O'Brien, Russell Tovey and Anthea Turner.
The Afghan hound moved like it was wearing a long, black dress.
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Among 50 breeds of dogs that participated in the show were Basset Hound, Rottweiler, Saint Bernard, Beagle, German Shepherd, Lhasa Apso, Great Dane, Shar Pei, English mastiff, Pug, Labrador, Boxer, Dachshund, Afghan hound, Basset Hound, Caravan hound, Siberian husky, English pointer and Dalmatian.
August 20, 1951 AN Afghan hound shown by Mrs E Abson won five first prizes at the Blackpool and Fylde Horticultural Show and was named best in the show.
THE Romford Greyhound Owners' Association have their annual fund-raising night at the track on Saturday, where one of the highlights with be an afghan hound race.
As this article went to press Levy was in Germany visiting her remaining Afghan Hound, Malika (Shirini Shades of Velvet), who lives on a friend's farm.
August 4, 2005 - South Korean stem cell research pioneer says he and colleagues have succeeded in creating the world's first cloned dog, an Afghan hound now 14 weeks old named Snuppy.

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