Breed group : Hounding, Herding
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GENERALBreed group: Hounding, Herding Type: Hybrid
Talent: Agility, Carting, Competitive obedience, Herding, Hunting, Lure coursing, Narcotics detection, Obedience, Police work, Racing, Retrieving, Search & rescue, Schutzhund, Sighting, Tracking, Tricks, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Medium Weight: 58-64lb Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Black & White, Brown & White
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 12 - 14 years Rarity: Common Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Good for every climate
Afghan Collie is a designers' dog or hybrid dog. It is a cross breed between Affenpinscher and Border collie. It was used as hunting dog in its native land. It has long body and a shiny coat from head to tail.
These dogs come in various colours; like all shades of grey, reddish brown, slat colour, blue and black.
The undercoat is dense and wooly; the outer coat is straight, tough, long, and rough.
The Afghan collie dogs are very cheerful, energetic, clever and high spirited dogs. They are loveable, gentle, social, good companion and eager to learn. They are very friendly and loves people. These breeds are considered good companion and great family dogs.
The hair must be brushed and combed atleast twice a week to avoid tangles. Ears must be kept clean and excessive hair in pads should be removed. These breeds sheds averagely.
They are very intelligent and learn quickly but they must be treated softly and with lots of praise. They will need a firm hand with consistency, patience and gentle with the training.
The afghan collie dogs love to be taken for long walks although they may adapt themselves to whatever situation they find themselves in. They require an above average exercises to tire them out.