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American Foxhound

Overview of American Foxhound



American Foxhound dog breed is Pure breed Large in size. Fur of American Foxhound is short and soft . Basic origin of American Foxhound is United States of America. American Foxhound is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Fastest and Easiest to train, American Foxhound is commonly Kind, Loyal, Sweet-Tempered, Intelligent and Loving. According to Wikipedia American Foxhound is very docile and sweet demeanor. A typical dog is gentle, easygoing, and gets along with children and other animals. However, they may act shy and reserved when around strangers. Basically American Foxhound is bred to hunt foxes.
American Foxhound is available in mix of black, white and tan colors. Colors.

Height and weight of American Foxhound

Adult Male of American Foxhound is about 65–75 pounds and adult female of American Foxhound is about 60–70 pounds in Weight.
Height of American Foxhound is commonly 21–25 inches.

Common Health Issues of American Foxhound


American Foxhound has tendency to suffer from thrombocytopathy, or platelet disease.  

Appearance of American Foxhound

American Foxhound is dog with large and firm legs, it's chest is narrow, head is domed with long muzzle. American Foxhound stands proudly with erect neck, it has unique style to stand. Ears of American Foxhound are long and flappy, it's tip of the tail is higher than level of head.

Working Class of American Foxhound

Basically American Foxhound is Hunting dog but is also used as Companion dog.

Training of American Foxhound

American Foxhound is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your American Foxhound.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your American Foxhound should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of American Foxhound

Daily exercise for your American Foxhound is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your American Foxhound is recommended Fetching,Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of American Foxhound with children and other pets

American Foxhound is good with children of all ages and pets of any size.

Special instructions related to your American Foxhound

Foxhound is reserved with strangers but does not make a good watchdog.

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