The American Foxhound has been around for over 200 years and behaves almost identically to its ancestors. This rare breed loves to run and has a very high stamina level. These dogs were originally bred to hunt in large packs, so if you raise your pup in a home with another dog, there is a good chance that they will bond more with your other dog than with you.
These hound dogs began being bred in the late 1700s when Europeans arrived in the American colonies with their distinct hound dogs. The American Foxhound is essentially a combination of English, French and Irish hound dogs. Interestingly, George Washington was among the first American breeders and always kept a pack of American Foxhounds at Mount Vernon.
These dogs can make great family pets due to their mild nature. As long as they receive plenty of daily exercise, they are trainable and are easygoing. One downside about this breed is that your neighbors will likely lose their minds from the constant howling. The Foxhounds howl can be loud, and the sound can travel for miles.
These 40-60 pound doggos are more popular among rural dwellers. In this environment, they have the ability to run around outside and burn off their energy while not bothering anyone with their musical talent.
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