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

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
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