The bloodhounds belong to a group of dogs that hunt together by scent. Their qualities of keen discernment and sound judgment make them a highly active and intelligent dog breed that got a special place in law enforcement and search and rescue.
Despite their nature to hunt, their affection and loving companionship is incomparable as long as you don’t mind a drool buddy. But as pawrents, one must beware of their notorious stubbornness and sensitivity. These bloodhounds need firm, consistent training, and you’ll be rewarded with a content and happy furry best friend for life!
Dog Breed Group
23 - 27 Inches
36 - 50 kg
11 - 13 years
Energy filled dogs need mental and physical stimulation. They are at their happiest when activities are action packed. They are the best buddies to bring with you when running, hiking, and other kinds of adventures.
Potential for Playfulness
From simple catch, sit and stay training, to more advanced lessons for tricks and agility, these dogs are up for the challenge. They are always looking forward to having playmates and playdates.
Pumped up dogs who are very agile,active and prefer outdoors. They are historically bred to hunt, work or sport. Though all dogs need exercise, they require regular exercise not just to keep them in shape and healthy.
Gentle natured dogs are easy to handle.They are family dogs - best with kids, elderly and even other animals. Since, they are not loud and rowdy, they are a manageable company when you live in an apartment.
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USUAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Please take note of the following health diseases Blood Hound usually encounter
Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (Bloat)
The Bloodhound is a scent hound and so it is built low to the ground with many flaps and wrinkles and long ears. Many of the scent hounds have large heavy lips and tend to drool. Noses of scent hounds are very sensitive and shampoos with too much fragrance and dips should be avoided unless needed. Bloodhounds are prone to recurring ear infections. Routinely check their ears and clean them regularly. Bloodhounds will chew and swallow the most unimaginable items, from rocks and plants to batteries and TV remotes. They should be groomed every 4 to 6 weeks to clean ears, clip nails, and check anal glands.