This particular page started February 25 1998
Last update April 21 1998


The text supposed to be on this page was originally an article for a magazine. The author is right now rewriting it for a Web audience. While we wait - enjoy the photos of some Khalag Tazys.

Khalag Tazy

Highlegged,lightcoated afghan type,that is used to be called the desert afghan in the western world, is known as Khalag in Afghanistan. It is one of the two types known as Afghan Aboriginal in Russia. (As opposed to the Afghan Decorative)

The amount of coat varies with age, season and among individuals.

The photos above show Registan Kemal as an adult in the setting sun


Registan Kemal as a 8 month old puppy


Khalag pictures at Whovinga

Read about Afghans in Russia at the Afghan Hound Database