English Foxhound

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English Foxhound

Great Britain, 1400's.

Companion, Fox Hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 11years of age

Weight & Height
55 to 75 pounds & 23-27 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
fairly healthy breed

Physical Description
Medium size dog with a wide skull and long muzzle. The ears hang and are set low.
The eyes are large and brown in color. The tail is long and set high.

Gentle and even tempered, They are friendly with people and children, but they enjoy the company of other dogs..
They can make a good guard dog and although they are rarely kept
just as a pet they can make a excellent companion.
They do have a strong intinct to chase small animals and should not be allowed off leash as they may run off.

They can be rather difficult to obedience train but need a consistant and determined handler

Living Conditions
Not suitable for apartment/city living. Should only be kept in areas with large property.

Little grooming need for this breed. Brush when needed and bathe only when necessary.

The English Foxhound needs alot of daily exercise. They should be taken on long daily walks. They also enjoy jogging or running with you and would be the best form of exercise as they are very high energy and can become destructive if not exercised properly.

Coat Texture
Very short And hard

Coat Colors



7-10 pups are usually born per litter. Socailization should begin at an early age.

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Int


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English Foxhound Breeders

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