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English Foxhound Info

English Foxhound Breed Information

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Lifespan: 10-13 years Height: 21-25" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 5-7 pups
Group: Hound Weight: 65-70 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: Large

Breed Overview

The English Foxhound is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 65 lbs that can reach 70 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 English Foxhound breed has a typical lifespan of 10 to 13 years, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the English Foxhound should know that the average litter size is between 5 to 7 puppies.

English Foxhound Breed Characteristics

Group Hound Drooler no
Size Large Guard Dog no
Origin England 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

English Foxhound Temperament

very active, bold and passionate hunter, friendly with people and excellent with children, but prefer to be in the company of other dogs and does quite well with other animals, likes to bay

Health Problems

no recorded health-related concerns or issues

English Foxhound Coat

English Foxhound Dog Colors

From white to the traditional hound colors of black, tan and white

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