The breeds short coat can be any color, and either solid colored, parti-colored or patched.The American Staffordshire Terrier originates in the United States, and was developed as a result of breeding bulldogs and terriers.The Afghan Hound comes from Afghanistan and there were originally two distinct types; the hounds bred in the mountains, who was shorter coupled and more heavily coated and the hounds bred on the plains, rangier with less coat.They were used to guard livestock and hunt mountain lion, which they did in packs; a sighthound, they have a very strong chasing instinct and must be exercised with caution near livestock.
These dogs love to be around other dogs and people, but can be protective.
The first hound, Zardin, was brought to Britain at the beginning of the last century but it took time for Afghan Hounds to become established here.
By the 1960s they had become something of a fashion accessory and the show ring saw entries of 60 or more in a class.
Airedale Terriers are very energetic and should be exercised daily.
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