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            Afghan Hound



            The Afghan Hound is a very ancient breed. The progenitor of this race
            probably came from Central Asia together with the Indo-Europeans,
            who formed a kingdom, Bactria, in the northern regions of present-day
            Afghanistan. In the following years, the Indo-Europeans migrated to
            the current Iranian region, in fact their greyhound was also called
            "Tazi", which means "Arab". Dog very similar to this have been por-
            trayed in graffiti dating back to 2000 BC. and have been mentioned
            in an even older Egyptian papyrus. Legend has it that even on Noa-
            h's Ark there were two specimens. The breed originated as a hun-
            ting dog, but today it is exclusively a companion and show dog.
            The Afghan Hound gives the impression of strength and dignity,
            combining speed and power. This breed has a reserved tem-
            perament.









































































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