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American Foxhound Info

American Foxhound Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-13 years Height: 21-25" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 4-7 pups
Group: Hound Weight: 65-75 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Large

Breed Overview

The American Foxhound is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 65 lbs that can reach 75 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The American Foxhound breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 13 years, Medium hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the American Foxhound should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 7 puppies.

American Foxhound Breed Characteristics

Group Hound Drooler no
Size Large Guard Dog no
Origin United States Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly no Exercise Demands yes
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs large
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

American Foxhound Temperament

Health Problems

American Foxhound Coat

American Foxhound Dog Colors

White, black and tan

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