American Foxhound - Dog Breed Characteristics & Care

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The American Foxhound has a restrained, balanced character. This is a hunting dog, hardy and efficient. Foxhounds get along well with other dogs. The owner will be obeyed if he gains authority. Only active, strong-willed people with a strong character should start such a dog.

Brief Information

Breed GroupHound Dogs
Height21 to 25 inches tall at the shoulder
Average weight40 to 60 pounds
Lifespan12 to 13 years