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American Foxhound

Foxhound dog breed guide

origin:United States of America
date origin:1650
life expectancy:10 to 12 years
classification:Hound
height:53 to 64 cm
weight:29 to 34 kg
exercise: Demandingtraining: Easyclimate: Temperatein/out: Outdoorgrooming: Needs groomingfeeding: Demanding
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History [ edit ]

Descending from the Europeans hounds, mostly English and French, the American Hound has some characteristics of his own: his lighter and taller. His story his more ancient that the country that gave him his name. The Europeans hounds were brought to America in the mid seventeenth century by the settlers, who loved a really good hunt, and did all they could to create a hound adjusted to the country characteristics.

The American Hound was usually used in hunts, especially in chases, since