American Foxhound

  • Size

  • Height

    Males - 22 to 25 inches at the withers
    Females - 21 to 24 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    40 to 65 lbs.
  • Coat

  • Color

  • Energy

  • Activities

    Field Trials, Hunting Tests, Night Hunts, Conformation, Running
  • Indoor/Outdoor


A rare breed, the American Foxhound was developed by George Washington in the 1700s. Bred to run fast, the American Foxhound is ideal for pet owners in rural areas but also is adaptable to smaller homes if provided adequate exercise. A mild-tempered and easygoing breed, the American Foxhound gets along well with children and most pets. Stubborn and independent at times, he benefits from early training.

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