Bloodhound Dog Breed

About the Bloodhound

The Bloodhound is an ancient breed, famous for its unparalleled sense of smell and its strong trailing abilities. Often used by law enforcement for tracking purposes, these hounds are also gentle and affectionate companions, making them suitable in a family setting. And with their immense size, sagging skin, and distinctive voice, they have the ability to command attention wherever they work or play.

AKC Group

AKC Group


Dog Breed Height


23 – 27 Inches

Dog Breed Weight


80 – 110 Pounds

Dog Breed Lifespan


10 – 12 Years


Country of Origin Belgium
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