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Breed: Fox Hound
Country of Origin: America and England
AKC Group: Hound
Function: Hunting
Life Span: 10-12 years
Appearance: Large
Color: Any color
Coat Type: Short
Grooming: The smooth, short-haired coat is easy to groom. Comb and brush with a firm bristle brush, and shampoo only when necessary.
Height: 21-25 inches
Weight: 65-75 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: No
Good With Strangers: Some good, others not
Character: Active
Home Environment: Fenced yard
Best Owner: Active
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Barking
Recommendations: If you are looking for a pet try show lines rather than field lines! Do not overfeed this breed as he has a tendency to put on weight.