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Bloodhound Info

Bloodhound Breed Information

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Lifespan: 7-10 years Height: 23-27" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 8-10 pups
Group: Hound Weight: 80-110 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: XL

Breed Overview

The Bloodhound is a XL dog breed, with a starting weight of 80 lbs that can reach 110 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Bloodhound breed has a typical lifespan of 7 to 10 years, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Bloodhound should know that the average litter size is between 8 to 10 puppies.

Bloodhound Breed Characteristics

Group Hound Drooler no
Size XL Guard Dog no
Origin Belgium Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands yes
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs medium
Intelligent no Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks minimal Dangerous no

Bloodhound Temperament

affectionate, protective, and gentle dog breed who gets along well with children

Health Problems

hip dysplasia, ear infections, entropion and gastric torsion

Bloodhound Coat

Bloodhound Dog Colors

black and tan, red and tan or all tan

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