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Bloodhound Facts

Name:
The name of the domestic breed
Bloodhound
Origin:
The area where the animal first came from
Belgium
Average Size:
The average length (L) or height (H) of the animal
71cm (28in)
Average Weight:
The average measurement of how heavy the animal is
50kg (110lbs)
Average Life Span:
The average time the animal lives for
12 years
Group:
The domestic group such as cat or dog
Hound
Colour:
The colour of the animal's coat or markings
Brown ,Tan, Black
Average Litter Size:
The average number of babies born at once
7
Temperament:
The way the animal thinks, behaves or reacts
Kind, patient and noble
Training:
The level of house-training needed for the animal
Should be trained from an early age due to their large size

Bloodhound Location

Map of Bloodhound Locations
Map of Europe

Bloodhound

The bloodhound is a gentle dog who is nonetheless tireless in following a scent. Due to the strong tracking instinct of the bloodhound, the bloodhound can be willful and somewhat difficult to obedience train. However, with the proper amount of time, effort, and how well you treat the bloodhound, this can be achieved easily.

The bloodhound is very affectionate, gentle, and even-tempered and bloodhounds make excellent family pets but, like any large breed, the bloodhound will require supervision when around small children because the bloodhound could easily knock them over with their large size.

Bloodhounds are also characterized by a stubborn whats-in-it-for-me? temperament, which along with the size and excessive drooling of the bloodhound, means that there is a high number of bloodhounds given up for adoption once full-grown in comparison with other breeds.

Bloodhound Comments

conner
"i did not know that their origin is belgium!"
Anonymous
"they are the best pets"
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First Published: 10th November 2008, Last Updated: 16th February 2017 [View Sources]

Sources:
1. David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (2008) Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
2. David Burnie, Kingfisher (2011) The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2011]
3. Dorling Kindersley (2006) Dorling Kindersley Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
4. Richard Mackay, University of California Press (2009) The Atlas Of Endangered Species [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2009]
5. Tom Jackson, Lorenz Books (2007) The World Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]

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