Hamilton Hound

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Hamilton Hound

Sweden, 1800's.
This breed was created by Adolf Patrick Hamilton, founder of the swedish kennel club. They were created by crossing varieties of German Beagles with English Foxhounds and Swedish Hounds.

Companion, Gundog

This breed can live as long as 12-13 years of age

Weight & Height
50 to 60 pounds & 20-24 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Fairly Healthy Breed

Physical Description
Medium size dog with a rectangular proportions. The heaed is long and the skull is broad with a long, straight rectangular muzzle. The nose is black and the eyes are dark brown. The ears are medium size and drop. The chest is deep and the tail is long and tapered.

The Hamilton Hound is even tempered, and a happy companion. They usually do ok with children and other pets if socialized with them early.


Living Conditions
Not recommended for apartment living, Should be in a home with at least a large fenced yard.

The Hamilton Hound requires little grooming

Moderate to High Activity Level

Coat Texture
Short, Soft Coat

Coat Colors



Fédération Cynologique Internationale


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Hamilton Hound Breeders

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