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American Foxhound

American Foxhound
American Foxhound
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Key facts about the American Foxhound

  • Life expectancy : Between 11 and 13 years
  • Temperament : Hunter
  • Size : Big
  • Type of coat : Long

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 6 - Scent hounds and related breeds

Section

Section 1 : Scent hounds

Physical characteristics of the American Foxhound

Adult size

Female dog Between 21 and 24 in
Male dog Between 22 and 25 in

Weight

Female dog Between 62 and 71 lb
Male dog Between 66 and 75 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the American Foxhound

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

American Foxhound in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

American Foxhound and cats

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American Foxhound and dogs

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American Foxhound and children

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American Foxhound and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the American Foxhound

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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