Your favorite AKC dog breed is the black Afghan. The Afghan Hound is an aristocrat, his whole appearance is one of dignity and aloofness with no trace of plainness or coarseness. The Afghan Hound is a member of the Hound group and was first registered by the AKC in 1926. This is the perfect breed gift, telling all about Afghans. Other names for the Afghan Hound include: Baluchi Hound, Sage Baluchi, Tazi, Osar Kabul Hound and Barutzy Hound. A great dog lover gift on a t shirt, hoodie, mug, sticker, magnet, button - great as an Afghan christmas gift.