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Hound Dog Breeds – Characteristics & Purpose

Hound dog breeds are primarily used for hunting, which is a common ancestral trait. Some Hounds follow a trail using their ... Read More
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The Afghan Hound, with its flowing, silky coat and regal demeanor, stands as a testament to the diversity of the domesticated dog. Hailing from the cold mountains of Afghanistan and bred primarily for its hunting prowess due to its keen sight, swiftness, and agility, this breed has carved its niche in the hearts of dog […]

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The American English Coonhound, also known as the or the Redtick Coonhound, is a breed of coonhound that originated in and is typically bred in the Southern United States.

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The American Foxhound is a breed of dog that is a cousin of the English Foxhound. They are scent hounds, bred to hunt foxes by scent.

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The Azawakh is a West African sighthound who originates from the countries of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger. The Azawakh has a short, fine coat which may come in any color or color combinations: red, clear sand to fawn, brindled, parti-color (which may be predominantly white), blue, black and brown.

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The Basenji is a small, short haired hunting dog from Africa. It is short backed and lightly built, appearing high on the leg compared to its length. The wrinkled head is proudly carried on a well arched neck and the tail is set high and curled.

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The Basset Hound is a short-legged breed of dog in the hound family. The Basset is a scent hound that was originally bred for the purpose of hunting hare. Their sense of smell and ability to ground-scent is second only to the Bloodhound.

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The Beagle is a small, compact, and hardy breed, revered for its keen sense of smell and sharp tracking instincts. Often portrayed with a playful demeanor and soulful eyes, this breed’s origins trace back to ancient Roman times. Traditionally used for hare-hunting due to their strong olfactory capabilities, Beagles have since transcended their roles as […]

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The Black and Tan Coonhound is a breed of hunting dog. Developed in the United States from crosses between the Bloodhound and the Black and Tan Virginia Foxhound, this scent hound runs its game entirely by scent and is used primarily for raccoon hunting.

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The Bloodhound is a large scent-hound, originally bred for hunting deer, wild boar and, since the Middle Ages, for tracking people.

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Bluetick Coonhounds are speedy and compact nocturnal hunters named for the mottled (or “ticked”) black-and-blue pattern of the glossy coat.

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The Borzoi, also called the Russian wolfhound, is a breed of large, elegant sighthounds. They are descended from the sighthound working dogs of people who migrated from Central Asian countries to Russia prior to the 17th century. They are similar in shape to Greyhounds.

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The Cirneco dell’Etna is a sleek and sinewy ancient coursing hound of Sicily. It is an athletic hunter given to quick bursts of speed.

JUNE 2024 ISSUE

June 2024 Vol. 32 No. 6

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June 2024 Vol. 32 No. 6

ON SALE NOW