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English Foxhound

Born to Run!

Country of Origin: England

Dog Group: Hound dog breeds

Origin of Name: The English Foxhound was developed in England to pursue the red fox. He has been listed in studbooks published by the British Masters of Foxhounds Association since the 18th century. The breed is sweet and exceptionally active.

Shedding

A bit High

Monthly keeping cost

Premium
Rs.6,000
Standard
Rs.4,000

Size

Medium

Tendency to Bark:

Very High

Breed Info

Life span : 10 to 13 years

Availability : Rare

About English Foxhound
The English Foxhound, usually referred to simply as the Foxhound, has been carefully and selectively bred in Britain for hundreds of years. The English Foxhound is stockier than his American counterpart. The breed is sweet and exceptionally active. They can make loving house pets, as long they are raised and socialized properly.

The English Foxhound was developed in England to pursue the red fox. He has been listed in studbooks published by the British Masters of Foxhounds Association since the 18th century. During their history, there have been more than 250 packs of English Foxhounds in Great Britain.

The breed has been in America for at least as long as it has existed. Lord Fairfax brought the first pack to this country in 1738, and those dogs contributed to the development of the American Foxhound. The two breeds differ in that the English Foxhounds tends to be stouter than his sleek American cousin. Today, the English Foxhound is the least common dog registered by the American Kennel Club.

Foxhounds are an excellent dog for an active family. They love being outdoors and have the endurance to stay active all day long. Foxhounds get along great with children and other animals, and in fact do best when they are part of a large pack .

Maintenance

Visits to Groomer-Low

Drooling-No

Bath-Rare

Tolerance to heat-Get a heatstroke

Tolerance to cold- Need warmth

Exercise Requirement- Lots

Hair & Coat

Under Coat-No

Colour- White, Tri-color, Lemon & White

Coat Type- weatherproof

Hair Length-Short

Hair Density-Dense

Health

English Foxhounds are generally healthy, but like all breeds, they're prone to certain health conditions. Not all Foxhounds will get any or all of these diseases, but it's important to be aware of them if you're considering this breed.

Hip Dysplasia

Renal Disease

Epilepsy

Ear Infection

Skin Problem

More

Temperament
The English Foxhound was originally a pack hound, therefore, it gets along well with other dogs and enjoys human companionship. It gets along with horses, children, and other pets, as it is a gentle, social, and tolerant breed. Foxhounds are an excellent dog for an active family. They love being outdoors and have the endurance to stay active all day long.

Training & Intelligence
Foxhounds are moderately easy to train, as are most hound breeds. They don't have the longest attention spans, so training should be conducted in short spurts and should not be overly repetitive. Patience is the key ingredient needed when training any type of hound, and calm-assertiveness is also important. Treating a Foxhound harshly will only lead to avoidance behaviors and flat out stubbornness.

Breeding
Litter Size-5 to 7 puppies (approximately)

Complication in Breeding-No

Procreation
Foxhounds are healthy and sturdy breed . Generally a dog takes around 18 months to reach his or her full height and structure. It is advisable to breed your dogs after at least two years of age. If you are a first timer at breeding then taking a vets help. You just sit back and enjoy the company of Five to Seven adorable little puppies. An average litter size of the breed.

Dog Breeds Database Reference: Dogbreedinfo.com, dogtime.com, dogspot.in, akc.org.

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