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American Foxhound Breed Information
If you are looking for a real working dog, you should consider American Foxhound breed. These dogs are great hunters, used both alone and in packs. This breed has also recommended itself pretty well being used as companion dogs. However, this dog does demand much walking, running and exercising. The history of American Foxhound breed has begun in America in 17th century. This breed originated from English hounds, crossed with French fox hound. This foxhound was given as a gift to George Washington. At first, the new breed was used to hunt out Indians. Later on, it was used for hunting animals. Two of the distinctions of this breed are fast speed and excellent nose. American Foxhound breeders all across the United States have registered the American Foxhound breed with American Rare Breed Association. This means, you may struggle with getting pure breed American Foxhound puppies in your local pet store. To find the best American Foxhounds, you should be able to find a reputable and responsible dog breeder online. Finding the perfect American Foxhound puppies for sale can be hard with this breed being a rare breed. When looking for a great American Foxhound breeder searching our American Foxhound breeders page can help. The American Foxhound have very strong inborn hunting instinct. They are friendly and make friends not only with people, but with other dogs, as well. This is conditioned by their genes, when they were used to hunt in packs. However, these dogs can become very bossy, if they are allowed to do so. They are friendly with children, but are hard to get along well with other pets, such as cats or rabbits. American Foxhound dogs are tall with straight front legs. They have been bred to be fast in chase and to have excellent smelling sense. They have large heads, large and pointed up tail. Larger ears drop down around the American Foxhounds face. The coat is short and tight. It can vary in colors. The height of American Foxhound dogs ranges between 12 and 25 inches. The weight ranges between 65 to 75 pounds.