Brazilian Dogs Dog Breeds Dogs Scenthounds

Restreador Brasileiro

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Brazil Group: Scenthound Height: 24-28 in. Weight: 50-60 lbs. Life span: n/a Trainability: n/a Good with children: yes Good with other pets: will chase small animals What is the origin of the Restreador Brasileiro? The main contributor to the development of the Restreador Brasileiro was the American Foxhound. The Restreador […]

British Dogs Dog Breeds Scenthounds

Beagle

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: England Group: Scent hound Height: males 16 in., females 13 in. Weight: males 20-30 lbs., females 20 lbs. or less Life span: 10-15 yrs. Trainability: high, will especially work for food Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes with other dogs, other pets when raised together The Beagle […]

American Breeds Dog Breeds Scenthounds

American Foxhound

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: United States Group: Scenthound Height: Males-22-25 in., Females 21-24 in. Weight: 65-70 lbs Life span: 10-13 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes, but has high prey drive August’s Dog of the Month! George Washington was one of the first owners of this lively, friendly […]

American Breeds Dog Breeds Scenthounds

Plott Hound

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: United States Group: Scenthound Height: 20-24 in. Weight: 40-60 lbs. Life span: 12-14 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes Good with other pets: will chase small animals What is the origin of the Plott Hound? In 1750, Schweisshunds from Germany were brought to the U.S. by Johannes Georg Plott, […]

Dog Breeds Hungarian Dogs Scenthounds

Transylvanian Hound

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Hungary Group: Scenthound Height: short-legged-18-20 in.; long-legged-22-26 in. Weight: 55-44 lbs. Life span: an average of 12 years Trainability: high Good with children: yes Good with other pets: if socialized early, although small pets may be seen as prey What is the origin of the Transylvanian Hound? In the 9th […]

Dog Breeds Scenthounds Spanish Dogs

Spanish Pointer

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Spain Group: Scenthound Height: 19-22 1/2 in. Weight: 59-72 Life span: n/a Trainability: high Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes What is the origin of the Spanish Pointer? The Spanish Pointer, rarely seen outside of Spain, is a result of a crossing with the Sabeuso Espanol, a […]

Dog Breeds Russian Dogs Scenthounds

Russian Harlequin Hound

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Russia Group: Scenthound Height: 22-27 in. Weight: 40-70 lbs. Life span: N/A Trainability: high Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes, if raised with them What is the origin of the Russian Harlequin Hound? The Russian Harlequin Hound was known as the Anglo-Russian Hound until 1951 when it […]

Dog Breeds Portuguese Dogs Scenthounds Sighthounds

Portuguese Podengo

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Portugal Group: Sighthound, Scenthound Height: large 21-22 in., medium 15-21 in., small 7-12 in. Weight: large 66 lbs., medium 35-44 lbs., small 8-11 lbs. Life span: 12-15 yrs. Trainability: moderate Good with children: yes Good with other pets: usually but some are dog aggressive & chase other animals What is […]

Dog Breeds French Dogs Scenthounds

Porcelaine

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: France Group: Scenthound Height: males 22-23 in., females 21-22 in. Weight: 55-62 lbs. Life span: n/a Trainability: moderate Good with children: yes Good with other pets: yes with other dogs What is the origin of the Porcelaine? The Porcelaine is believed to be the oldest of all French hounds. Almost […]

Dog Breeds French Dogs Scenthounds

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: France Group: Scenthound Height: 13-15 in. Weight: 25-40 lbs. Life span: 12-16 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes, supervise young children Good with other pets: with early socialization What is the origin of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen? That’s quite a name for a small dog to carry. This […]