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american foxhound kennels AKC Inspections Fact Sheet The AKC is the only purebred registry in the United States with an ongoing routine kennel inspection program. The AKC has a dedicated team of field inspectors who visit kennels to help breeders while ensuring the proper care and conditions of AKC-registered dogs and verify that breeders are maintaining accurate records for their dogs. Since 2000, AKC field inspectors have conducted over 45,000 inspections nationwide.

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American foxhound for sale

american foxhound for sale American English Coonhound Country of Origin: The American English Coonhound, also known as the English Coonhound and the Redtick Coonhound, has its origins from England where it evolved from the descendants of the English Foxhound that was brought over from Europe. It is said that all hound breeds, with the exception of the Plott Hound, are descendant from the English Foxhound. The American English Coonhound was developed from the “Virginia Hounds” when men such as the first president of the United States, George Washington, set out to create a hound that was better suited to the rougher terrain.

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American Foxhound Dog Breed

american foxhound club /media/Images/Center/Breed/Dogs/Hound-Group/American-Foxhound/American_Foxhound_Pack. ashx" /% Introduction The American Foxhound, also known simply as the Foxhound, is one of the few breeds that truly originated in the United States, and is also one of the most rare. It resembles a taller, somewhat lankier version of its ancestor, the English Foxhound. The American Foxhound is known for its keen scent-tracking ability, its affable personality and its song-like voice.

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American foxhound

american foxhound American Foxhound Country of Origin: The roots of the American Foxhound can be traced back to 1650, when hounds bred to hunt foxes by smell were first imported from England by Robert Brooke. Descendants of Brooke’s dogs were bred with French Foxhounds which had been given as a gift from Lafayette to George Washington, creating the prototype of the modern breed. Over the next century, the American Foxhound became increasingly popular in the south, bred to chase deer and catch and kill foxes alone.

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American Foxhound Training

american foxhound training The American Foxhound is affectionate and gentle at home, but a resolute and dedicated hunter in the field. They are great with children. They get along well with other canines because of their pack background. Not to be trusted with other pets. They can be difficult to housebreak and will take off after an interesting scent if given half a chance. They like to bay and have a bark that is appreciated by their fanciers more than neighbors.

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American Foxhound

american foxhound rescue Male – 21–25 inches (53-64cm) Female – 19–25 inches (50-64cm) Litter Size – 1–12 Puppies Life Span – 10 to 12 Years One of America’s native breeds, the American Foxhound is also one of our rarest. This tall hound sports a close, hard coat that can be any color. The Foxhound in this country is used for four purposes, thus calling for hounds of a different characteristics: competitive field trial hounds and “trail” hounds (speed is most important), fox hunting hounds (slow workers with good voices), and pack hounds (15 to 20 hounds or more, used by hunt clubs and farmers).

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American Foxhound

american foxhound puppy Thinking about purchasing an American Foxhound? Then read our breed profile including a brief description, information on height, weight, color, coat, temperament, grooming, activity and history. Purchasing a new puppy is a commitment that may last ten or more years so please educate yourself on the American Foxhound breed, including all stages of their life from puppy hood to older dog. Ask yourself will I be a good owner? Do I have the time it takes to train a new puppy? Do I have the resources to give my new dog a rewarding life.

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American foxhound puppies for sale

american foxhound puppies for sale The American Foxhound is very similar to the English Foxhound, but it is lighter and taller than the English cousin. Its reputation is that it has a better sense of smell. The head is long with a good shaped but slightly domed skull. The eyes are big and widely set and have a pleading look. The ears are pendent and broad, set close to the head. This is still a large dog and their legs are long and straight.

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American foxhound puppies

american foxhound puppies American Foxhound Country of Origin: The roots of the American Foxhound can be traced back to 1650, when hounds bred to hunt foxes by smell were first imported from England by Robert Brooke. Descendants of Brooke’s dogs were bred with French Foxhounds which had been given as a gift from Lafayette to George Washington, creating the prototype of the modern breed. Over the next century, the American Foxhound became increasingly popular in the south, bred to chase deer and catch and kill foxes alone.

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American foxhound pictures

American Foxhound The American Foxhound is very similar to its British cousin which dates back to the 13th century. Both look a great deal like a big and tall beagle though, the American foxhound is a bit taller and thinner. Of course, all the fox hounds are very closely related and share many common traits. In fact, other than size, they are very similar in appearance and temperament to the somewhat more familiar black, white and tan beagle.

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