This breed is found primarily in large packs in the Southern and Eastern United States, where foxhunting is a favorite sport among the horsey set.

Vital Stats

Height: 21 to 25 inches at shoulder
Weight: 40 to 60 pounds
Coat: medium-length hard coat
Life span: 12 to 13 years

Summary
Easygoing, sweet, kind, and loyal, the American Foxhound belongs to a way of life that has continued for more than two centuries, but he has the potential to be a modern-day companion as well.

His stamina and love of running make him a great jogging partner for athletic owners, and his mild nature makes him an excellent family dog, so long as he gets the exercise he craves.

Full American Foxhound profile on DogTime.com

Energy Level:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Average:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)