| UK KC Classification
| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||58 - 69 cm (23 - 27 inches)
||36 - 50 Kgs (80 - 110 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
||10 - 12 Yrs
Bloodhounds are noble, powerful dogs. They have an excellent sense of smell and a strong tracking instinct. Their coat is short and it can be black and tan, liver and tan or red in colour.
Bloodhounds are affectionate, sensitive dogs.
If you are considering a Bloodhound as a pet, consider the following points:
They are unsuitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for cold climates
They require a minimal amount of grooming
The are not easy to obedience train
They usually get on well with other dogs
Bloodhounds are also known as:
St. Hubert Hound
Chien St Hubert
Chien de Saint-Hubert
The Walt Disney character Pluto is a bloodhound.