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American Foxhound


American Foxhound profile

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Lifespan: 12-13 Years

Avg height: 53-64cm

Avg weight: 18-30kg

Coat type: Medium length, close, hard coat.

Coat colours: White, tan, tri-colour, blue, white & cream, red.

Originally bred for: Bred to hunt foxes by scent, in packs or alone.

Breed traits: Intelligent, kind, loyal, energetic.


A little about the American Foxhound


The American Foxhound is a kind, sweet-tempered, breed who are good with children and other animals. Their hunting instincts mean they can be easily distracted by a scent so require strong obedience training and a large amount of exercise. 




The American Foxhound is generally a healthy breed with few genetic diseases noted. However, obesity can become a problem if they are overfed and rarely they can develop platelet disorders. 

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.