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English Foxhound

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English Foxhound
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UK KC Classification Hound
Country of Origin UK
Date of Origin 1400s
Height 58 - 69 cm (23 - 27 inches)
Weight 25 - 34 Kgs (55 - 75 lbs)
Life Expectancy 11 Yrs

Main Characteristics

English Foxhounds are well balanced, powerful dogs. They possess great stamina and endurance, and have a natural ability to hunt. Their short, dense coat can be bi-coloured (white and brown) or tri-coloured (white, black and brown).

Temperament

English Foxhounds are friendly and not aggressive.

Suitability

If you are considering an English Foxhound as a pet, consider the following points:
They are unsuitable for urban living
They thrive in cold climates
They require minimal grooming
The are content to live and sleep outdoors
They need a lot of physical exercise
They do not always make good watch dogs

Interesting Facts

English Foxhounds are also known as:
Foxhound

 


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