Tag: Hound Dog Breeds

English Foxhound

Breed: English Foxhound AKC Breed Group: Hound Other Registries: AKC (Hound); ANKC (Hounds); CKC (Hounds); FCI (Scenthounds); KC (Hound); UKC (Scenthound) Weight: 65–70 lbs est. Height: 23–25 inches Color: Any recognized hound color and markings Origin: England English Foxhound Overview English Foxhounds are the typical dog pictured when …

Dachshund

AKC Breed Group: Hound Other Registries: ANKC (Hounds); CKC (Hounds); FCI (Dachshunds); KC (Hound); UKC (Scenthound)     Dachshund Overview This is a short-legged, long-bodied dog breed that belongs to the hound family. The standard size Dachshund was bred to scent, chase, and flush out badgers and other …

Cirneco dell’Etna

AKC Breed Group: Hound Dog Breed Other Registries: FCI (Spitz and Primitive); KC (Hound); UKC (Sighthound & Pariah)     Cirneco dell’Etna Overview Originating in Italy, the Cirneco dell’Etna bears a strong resemblance to the Pharaoh Hound. This dog breed is a sight, sound and scent hound. The breed is …

Borzoi

Breed: Borzoi AKC Breed Group: Hound Other Registries: ANKC (Hounds); CKC (Hounds); FCI (Sighthounds); KC (Hound); UKC (Sighthound & Pariah)       Borzoi Overview This dog breed was originally named the Russian Wolfhound. The Borzoi is a cross between the Greyhound and another breed out of Russia. …

Bluetick Coonhound

Breed: Bluetick Coonhound AKC Breed Group: Hound Group Other Registries: ANKC (Hounds); UKC (Scenthound)     Bluetick Coonhound Overview Originating in Louisiana, the ancestry of the Bluetick Coonhound can be traced back to the Bleu Gascogne French hounds. This dog breed is a born hunter. They are excellent at  tracking …

Black and Tan Coonhound

Breed: Black and Tan Coonhound AKC Breed Group: Hound Other Registries: CKC (Hounds); FCI (Scenthounds); UKC (Scenthound)       Black and Tan Coonhound Overview This scent hound is considered to be an American dog breed that originated in the 1700s. The Black and Tan Coonhound is a …

American English Coonhound

Breed: American English Coonhound AKC Breed Group: Hound Other Registries: UKC (Scenthound)     American English Coonhound Overview A great hunter and a truly athletic dog breed. The American English Coonhound originated in the south-eastern United States where they were bred from American and English Foxhounds, other European …

Beagle

Breed: Beagle AKC Breed Group: Hound Other Registries: ANKC (Hounds); CKC (Hounds); FCI (Scenthounds); KC (Hound); UKC (Scenthound)   Beagle Overview This dog breed was bred for hunting purposes. The Beagle is a scent hound and when following the scent will ignore everything else. Obedience training is a …

Basset Hound

Breed: Basset Hound AKC Breed Group: Hound Other Registries: ANKC (Hounds); CKC (Hounds); FCI (Scenthounds); KC (Hound); UKC (Scenthound)   Basset Hound Overview This dog breed is naturally sweet and well-behaved. The breed makes a wonderful family pet.The breed has a very gentle and loving nature. This breed is prone to …

Basenji

Breed: Basenji AKC Breed Group: Hound Other Registries: ANKC (Hounds); CKC (Hounds); FCI (Spitz, Primitive); KC (Hound); UKC (Sighthound, Pariah)   Basenji Overview This dog breed was originally developed in Africa for hunting purposes. The Basenji is a sight hound and hunts by sight only. The hunting instinct is very strong and …

American Foxhound

Breed: American Foxhound AKC Breed Group: Hound Other Registries: CKC (Hounds); FCI (Scenthounds); UKC (Scenthound)   Summary: The American Foxhound is one of the kindest and loyal dog breeds in the world. He loves running so much therefore he can be a great jogging partner. His kindness makes …

Afghan Hound

Breed: Afghan Hound AKC Breed Group: Hound Other Registries:  ANKC (Hounds); CKC (Hounds); FCI (Sighthounds); KC (Hound); UKC (Sighthound & Pariah)   The Afghan Hound is described by many owners as being different and funny in the same time. Why is he different than other breeds? He is …