In its modern form, the breed appeared thanks to the occasional mating of the Mountain Dog with the Newfoundland, which gave the breed a longer coat and a calm character. (4/14) by Heather Vance October 31, 2020, 3:16 pm Credit Heather Vance 0 Previous 4/14 Next View full list See more Previous article They might be a little too fond of pet birds if you know what we mean. Nor should they be trusted around small pets such as rabbits, hamsters, or gerbils. Next article The proud manners and long, silky coat give the Afghan Hound a truly stately appearance. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.