Area of origin: Great Britain
Original function: trailing fox
Average size of male: Ht: 23-27, Wt: 55-75
Average size of female: Ht: 23-27, Wt: 55-75
Other names: Foxhound
English Foxhound Dog Temperament
Traditionally a pack hound, the English Foxhound nonetheless makes a stately house dog, as long as he has human or canine companionship. He gets along well with horses, dogs, children and other pets. He is an avid sniffer and trailer, however, and needs daily exercise in a safe area. He is a tolerant, amiable and gentle dog, even though he is not very demonstrative. He bays.