American Foxhound Breed Information
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Require persistence in training.
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American Foxhounds range in size from 21 to 25 inches tall at the shoulder.
American Foxhounds weigh between 65 and 75 pounds (29 – 34 kg).
American Foxhounds come in variety of colors: white & cream, red, tri-color, blue, tan, white.
A close, hard, hound coat of medium length.
American Foxhounds are loyal, kind, sweet-tempered, intelligent, and loving, but may require persistence in training as they can be stubborn and independent.
American Foxhounds are free of many genetic diseases, such as hip and bone problems, that plague other large breeds. They are a fairly healthy breed, but can gain weight easily.
The American Foxhound can be expected to live about 10 to 12 years.
The American Foxhound was bred to run, so they are an ideal pet for those who live in rural areas or on large farms. They can do well in smaller areas if provided with adequate exercise.
American Foxhound is in the Hound Group.
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