Media Library

The purpose of the AHCA Library is to acquire and collect material relevant to the Afghan Hound and to supply educational material to anyone interested.

REGIONAL CLUB USE

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Magazine page, cira 1940s

Regional Clubs may wish to use the AHCA Library as part of a Regional Club activity program. This material allows clubs to view AHCA National Specialty Shows and presents useful information on the sport of pure bred dogs.

  • Clubs may rent materials for a one-month period.
  • All rented materials are sent Insured, Priority Mail with Proof of Delivery.
  • *IMPORTANT NOTICE: It is a condition of Rental that all material is RETURNED to the AHCA Library via Insured Priority Mail with Proof of Delivery.
  • Rental Fee & Postage must accompany order.
  • Regional Clubs are asked to make all checks payable to AHCA.
  • Please include contact information for the rental (name, address & phone number)
  • Send Check or Money Order (payable to the AHCA) to: AHCA Librarian - Helen Stein

VIDEOS

All Videos are DVD format unless otherwise noted. Rental + Postage: $5.00 + $12.50. Many videos have been uploaded to YouTube, but some are only available to AHCA Members for private viewing.

Breed videos

  • Afghan Hounds of the 60's
    AFGHAN HOUNDS OF THE 1960's
    Video shows Ch. Holly Hill Desert Wind, Ch. Ammon Hall Nomad, Ch. Artemus of Province among others. Narration Identifies the dogs.
  • AHCA Seminar Committee Film
    AHCA Seminar Committee Film
    The AHCA is proud to present a video collection spanning the 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's and assembled in 1993 by Midge Martin and Karen Armistead for teaching seminar purposes.
  • 2011 AHCA National Video Presentation
    2011 AHCA National Video Presentation
    Video montage showed during the awards dinner at the 75th Afghan Hound Club of America National Specialty.
  • The Afghan Hound
    The Afghan Hound
    Produced by the AKC, 1993
  • Breed All About It: Afghan Hounds
    Breed All About It: Afghan Hounds
    Made by Animal Planet. A very interesting and educational program on Afghan Hounds.
  • Juliette of the Herbs
    Juliette of the Herbs
    Juliette of the Herbs is a beautifully filmed lyrical portrait of the life and work of Juliette de Bairacli Levy: world renowned herbalist, author, breeder of Afghan hounds, friend of the Gypsies, traveller in search of herbal wisdom and the pioneer of holistic veterinary medicine.
  • Kay Finch - An Artist's Eye
    Kay Finch - An Artist's Eye
    "Kay Finch: An Artist's Eye", is the fascinating life story of a remarkable lady and breeder of Crown Crest Afghan Hounds on DVD. Narrated and produced by her grandson and written by her granddaughter in 2012.
  • Tutankhamun
    Tutankhamun
    Produced by Peter Belmont. Shows the now deceased Ch. Elmo's Tutankhamun.

Misc Videos

  • Curtis Brown Desert Breds Canine and Other Gait and Locomotion
    Curtis Brown Desert Breds Canine and Other Gait and Locomotion
    Short video studying the gait of several sighthounds as well as other dogs. YouTube only.
  • DOGSTEPS
    by Rachel Page Elliott. Approximately 1 hour program on movement.
  • CANINE CINERADIOGRAPHY - A STUDY OF BONE AND JOINT MOTION AS SEEN THROUGH MOVING X-RAYS
    Slow motion study of canine bone and joint movement, as seen through moving x-rays, offers a close look at skeletal action inside the dog. Dogs were individually filmed and fluoroscoped while moving on a speed-controlled treadmill in a laboratory.
  • A KEY TO MOVEMENT
    A guide for evaluating the movement of all breeds of dogs. Produced by Karen Armistead (2hrs)

Specialty Videos

  • 1982 National Specialty Show
    1982 National Specialty Show (YouTube Only)
    West Palm Beach, FL. Judges: Mrs. Betty Stites & Mrs. Jay Ammon. Special thanks to Erica Jantos for uploding this to YouTube.
  • 1986 National Specialty Show
    1986 National Specialty Show (Two DVD)
    Bitches & Intersex Judge: Sandra W. Frei. Dog Judge: Constance O. Miller. Visual quality of video is not good.
  • 1987 National Specialty Show
    1987 National Specialty Show (One DVD)
    Dogs & Intersex Judge: Lila Wadsworth. Bitch Judge: Georgiana Guthrie.
  • 1988 National Specialty Show
    1988 National Specialty Show (One DVD)
    Dogs & Intersex Judge: Thelma Brown. Bitch Judge: Kent Delaney. Poor quality video in the beginning.
  • 1990 National Specialty Show
    1990 National Specialty Show (One DVD)
    Dogs & Intersex Judge: Betty Richards. Bitch Judge: Helen Haas.
  • 1995 National Specialty Show
    1995 National Specialty Show (Six DVD)
    Dogs & Intersex Judge: Robert Stein. Bitch Judge: Ned Kauffman. Includes Sweepstakes, Obedience & Non-Regular Classes.
  • 1996 National Specialty Show
    1996 National Specialty Show (Six DVD)
    Bitch & Intersex Judge: Mrs. James Canalizo. Dog Judge: Dr. Jerry Klein. Obedience & Non-Regular Classes Included.
  • 1997 National Specialty Show
    1997 National Specialty Show (Five DVD)
    Dog & Intersex Judge: June Boone. Bitch Judge: Carol Reisman. Sweepstakes & Non-Regular Classes Included.
  • 1998 National Specialty Show
    1998 National Specialty Show (Six DVD)
    Bitch & Intersex Judge: Gerda Kennedy. Dog Judge: Lila Wadsworth. Sweepstakes Judge: Karen Wagner. Includes: Lure Coursing, Obedience, Triathlon and Agility Demo. (6 Casettes)
  • 1999 National Specialty Show
    1999 National Specialty Show (Four DVD)
    Bitches and Intersex Judge: Chris Kaiser. Dog Judge: Jay T. Hafford. Includes Sweepstakes, Non-Regular Classes Parade of Veterans and Parade of Rescue and Agility competition.
  • 2001 National Specialty Show
    2001 National Specialty Show (Five DVD)
    Bitches and Intersex Judge: Betsy Hufnagel. Dogs Judge Sandy Weinraub. Includes Sweepstakes, Non-Regular Classes, Parade of Veterans, Parade of Rescue
  • 2002 National Specialty Show
    2002 National Specialty Show (Five DVD)
    Dogs & Intersex Judge: Sandra Frei. Bitch Classes: Helen Stein, Sweepstakes, Rosemarie Crandahl. Includes Non-Regular Classes Parade of Veterans and Parade of Rescue
  • 2003 National Specialty Show
    2003 National Specialty Show (4 DVD)
    Bitches & Intersex Judge: Eugene Blake. Dog Judge: Ed Gilbert. Sweepstakes: Jan Swayze. Includes Non-Regular Classes

SLIDE SHOWS

Narration on Separate Tape.The following Slide Shows come locked in a tray that fits any Kodak Carousel Slide Projector. The narration tape can be played in a small "office" cassette player or anything that will play tape. Rehearsal of the program before showing it to your club is advised. It is essential that the slides be kept in sync with the narration.

  • Select For ... A Joyous Life
    A program on Hip Dysplasia in Afghan Hounds.
  • Seeing
    A program on inherited progressive cataracts, (formerly called Juvenile Cataracts) in Afghan Hounds.