Bronze sculpture Afghan Hound
A good gift to the collection of animals and dog lovers
Bronze Dog Collection
The Afghan Hound is a hound that is distinguished by its thick, fine, silky coat and its tail with a ring curl at the end.
Because of its distinctive appearance, the Afghan hound has been represented in animated feature films and TV shows. Including Universal Pictures’ Balto (Sylvie) and Disney’s Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure (Ruby). An Afghan hound also appeared on 101 Dalmatians as well as in 102 Dalmatians as one of the dogs in Cruella De Vil’s party. And the television series What-a-Mess (Prince Amir of Kinjan; Based on children’s books by Frank Muir) and, as Prissy in the 1961 Disney animated film. One Hundred and One Dalmatians and 101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure. Brainy Barker from Krypto the Superdog claims to be an Afghan Hound in the episode “Meet the Dog Stars”. Although her design actually resembles that of a Saluki instead of an Afghan Hound.
Afghan hounds have also been featured in television advertisements and in fashion magazines. The Afghan hound is represented in books as well. Including being featured in a series of mystery novels by Nina Wright (Abra). And a talking Afghan Hound in David Rothman’s The Solomon Scandals (2008, Twilight Times Books). In the novel Between the Acts, Virginia Woolf uses an Afghan hound (named Sohrab) to represent aspects of one of the book’s human characters.