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Other Names

Great Britain, Antiquity.

Use Today
Companion, Hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12 years of age

Weight & Height
65 to 120 pounds & 23-27 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Hip dysplasia, Bloat, Thrombocytopenia, hemophilia, Seizures, Bleeding disorders

Physical Description
Large, poweful dog that has a large narrow head. The muzzle and skull are approximately the same length and the nose is broad. The large eyes are dark and deep set. The ears are long, drop and fold forward as they fall. The chest is deep and the tail is long and tapered.

Breed is good with children and other animals. however they can be stubborn at times

Living Conditions
Not recommended for apartment living

Brush coat frequently to keep it in good condition

The otterhound needs alot of daily exercise to keep it happy and healthy., they also love to swim.

Coat Texture
Double coat with a woolly, oily undercoat and a medium length, rough, broken outer coat with a mustache and beard.

Coat Colors
Grizzle or any other hound coloration

7-10 pups per litter.

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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