Bloodhound

  • Size

    Large
  • Height

    Males – 25 to 27 inches, Females – 23 to 25 inches
  • Weight

    Males – 90 to 110 pounds, Females – 80 to 100 pounds
  • Coat

    Short
  • Color

    Black and tan, liver and tan, red
  • Energy

    Low to medium
  • Activities

    Hunting, Tracking, Police Work, Search and Rescue, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

With his keen scent ability, the Bloodhound is used worldwide as a tracking dog in criminal searches and rescue efforts. This breed descended from the St. Huberts Hound of eighth century Belgium. Kind, docile and affectionate, the Bloodhound is a good family pet. The breed has a distinctive look due to abundant loose skin that hangs around the head and neck forming deep folds. The coat should be groomed weekly.

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