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English Foxhound  

 

The English Foxhound is a sturdy and versatile hound that can be trained to hunt nearly any game they can give chase to. They have been used in Great Britain since at least 1800 and there have been over 250 packs. Their breeding records have been carefully recorded and kept over the years by the masters of these packs. The oldest English Foxhound Stud Book entries in America date back to 1890 but the bloodlines of some American packs are significantly older. True to their hound lineage, the English Foxhound can be stubborn and have a strong independent streak. Otherwise, they are social and sweet natured and make good family pets as long as their considerable exercise needs are met. Their short, glossy coats need minimal maintenance.

English Foxhound Club of America 

 

Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Canidae
Genus - Canis
Species - Canis Lupus
Subspecies - Canis Lupus Familiaris
Breed - English Foxhound

 

 


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