English Foxhound

Other names/Nicknames:
  • None
Country/Date of origin:
  • England
  • 1700′s
  • 24 to 25 inches
  • 62 to 70 pounds
  • The English Foxhound is generally loyal to its owner.
  • Likes to wander.
  • Described as a real sporting dog.
Body Type:
  • Natural tail is carried low and is not altered.
  • Ears hang and are usually rounded off with about one inch altered.
  • Resembles the American Foxhound but is heavier boned.
  • The coat is short, hard, and dense.
  • Permissible colors are any of the hound colors, usually black, white, and tan.
  • Minimal grooming required.
Health and Wellness:
  • No serious genetic faults.
  • Should not be allowed to get too heavy.
  • Should be checked for hip dysplasia.
  • Congenital deafness.
What you should know:
  • Not a typical house pet, this dog does best with people who are serious about dogs.
  • They are usually kept in pack kennels of 20 to 30 dogs.
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