11 months ago 11 months ago Awww 15 Interesting Afghan Hound Facts by Judy Powell 11 months ago11 months ago Facebook Twitter 4 The Afghan was highly valued for his ability to run — fast and over great distances — courageously holding dangerous animals, such as leopards, at bay until his huntsman on horseback caught up. Judy Powell 11 months ago 5 The Afghan was also valued for his ability to think and hunt independently, without human direction. Judy Powell 11 months ago 6 Today's Afghan Hound isn't hunting leopards but this sighthound does retain the independent nature of a coursing hound. Judy Powell 11 months ago Post PaginationPage 2 / 5 Like it? Share with your friends! Facebook Twitter 0 Comments Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.