English Foxhound
The good-natured English Foxhound is an active dog with a cheerful approach to life.
Height: 23 to 27 inches at shoulder
Weight: 55 to 75 pounds
Coat: short and hard
Life span: 10 to 13 years
Breed Group: Hounds
The English Foxhound was originally a hunting dog, designed to pursue foxes in the English countryside. Today he also enjoys life as a family companion and competes in the conformation ring. Many English Foxhounds also compete in Foxhound Performance Trials, which grade the dogs on their pack hunting skills.
English Foxhound profile on DogTime.com
General Characteristics
Amount of shedding
Apartment appropriate
Dog friendly
Ease at being home alone
Friendly toward strangers
Heat tolerance
Tendency to bark or howl
Potential for weight gain
Compatible with kids
Energy level
Good for novice owners