English Foxhound Breed Profile


Among the qualities of the English Foxhound is that they are active, bold, passionate hunter, responsive, obedient, untiring, and stubborn.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog is great for families and excellent with children. They do prefer the companionship of other dogs as well for their mental stimulation.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 10 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 65 to 70 lbs.

Common Diseases

Not Documented.

Housebreaking and Shedding

Housebreaking is out of the question for this breed of dog, as they prefer the outdoors. Shedding is average, brush every other day.

Best Owner Compatibility

Not suitable for the apartment or condo dwelling. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has lots of love and attention to give and a huge yard to play in, preferably in the countryside. These dogs are tireless and will run for hours and hours at a time.

Where to Buy

The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Average Cost

Not Documented

Aggression Factor

Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.

Noise Factor

This breed of dog loves to bay, bark, and howl.

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