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Harrier.jpg (7797 bytes) The Harrier is somewhat more playful and outgoing than the Foxhound, but not as much as the Beagle. Cheerful, sweet-tempered, and tolerant, it is excellent with children.
Breed: Harrier
Country of Origin: England
AKC Group: Hound
Function: Hunt
Life Span: 10-12 years
Appearance: Compact
Color: Lemon & white, red & white, or white & tan
Coat Type: Short
Grooming: The short-haired coat of the Harrier is easy to groom. Occasionally brush and comb out the dead hair.
Height: 19-21 inches
Weight: 40-60 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Ok
Good With Strangers: Ok
Character: Active
Home Environment: Fenced yard
Best Owner: Active
Potential Problems:  
Physical: Hip dysplasia occurs occasionally, so only buy pups from parents that have OFA certification. Epilepsy is also occasionally found in some lines.