Meet the American Foxhound

American Foxhounds have a rather bony and tall figure, giving them a much larger size than the closely related English foxhound. They have an incredible sense of smell to pick up any scent.


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American Foxhound Size and Weight

American foxhound dogs are taller than English foxhound dogs. The females are 21 to 24 inches in length, weighing about 40-60 pounds. The males are a little bigger, reaching 22-25 inches in length and weighing 45 to 65 pounds.

American Foxhound Common Health Issues

The issues that often plague these dogs have to do with their blood, including thrombocytopathy and Pelger–Huët. Thrombocytopathy covers a range of different blood disorders, impacting platelets in the blood.

American Foxhound Temperament

These dogs have a friendly temperament with both the owner’s family as well as other pets. They are affectionate, kind, and intelligent, making it a faithful companion for a family.

Every dog is different, and the American Foxhound has a few things that you should consider before you adopt one. Their diet, daily behavior, and even their early care as puppies will vary.

How to Take Care of American Foxhounds

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