The American Foxhound is cousin to the English Foxhound. They are scent hounds, bred to hunt by scent. ...more on Wikipedia about "American Foxhound"
The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a breed of dog in the hound family. ...more on Wikipedia about "Basset Fauve de Bretagne"
The Basset Hound is a chunky, short-legged breed of dog of the hound family. They are scent hounds, bred to hunt by scent. Their sense of smell for tracking is second only to that of the Bloodhound. The name Basset derives from the French word "bas" meaning "low" or "dwarf". ...more on Wikipedia about "Basset Hound"
The Bavarian Mountain Hound is a breed of dog from Germany. It is a Scent hound and has been used in Germany since the Middle ages to trail wounded game. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bavarian Mountain Hound"
A Beagle is a medium-sized dog breed and a member of the hound group, similar in appearance to a Foxhound but smaller with shorter legs, and with longer, softer ears. Beagles are scent hounds used primarily for hunting rabbits to larger hares. ...more on Wikipedia about "Beagle"
The Black and Tan Coonhound is a breed of dog bred to hunt raccoon. They are also widely used for hunting bear and cougar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Black and Tan Coonhound"
A Bloodhound ( a.k.a. Chien de Saint-Hubert) is a large dog. It is a scenthound famed for its ability to follow a scent many days old, over vast distances. This dog is often used as a police dog to track missing people, fleeing suspects, or escaped prisoners. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bloodhound"
The Bluetick Coonhound is a breed of dog. They are a type of coonhound and are typically bred in Louisiana. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bluetick Coonhound"
A Coonhound is a type of scent hound and a member of the hound group. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coonhound"
The Dachshund is a short-legged, elongated dog breed of the hound family. The breed's name is German and literally means "badger dog" (der Dachs - badger; der Hund - dog). The breed was developed to scent, chase, hunt, and kill badgers and other hole-dwelling animals. Due to their long, narrow build, they are sometimes referred to in the United States and elsewhere as "wiener dogs" or "sausage dogs". ...more on Wikipedia about "Dachshund"
A Finnish Spitz is a breed of dog originating in Finland. The breed is thought to be an old one, bred as a hunting dog. It is a "bark pointer", indicating the position of game by barking to attract the hunter's attention. It has been used mostly to bark at game that flees into trees, such as squirrels, grouses, and capercaillies, but it serves well also to hunt elk. Some individuals have been known to go after even a bear, despite the dog's small size. In its native country, the breed is still mostly used as a hunting dog, but as it is very friendly and loves children, in other countries it serves mainly as a house pet. The Finnish Spitz has been the national dog of Finland since 1979. ...more on Wikipedia about "Finnish Spitz"
:For other uses of the word Foxhound, see Foxhound (disambiguation). ...more on Wikipedia about "Foxhound"
The Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen is a breed of hunting dog originating from the Vendée region of France. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen"
The Grand Bleu de Gascogne is a breed of dog in the scenthound family, developed out of the Gascony province on the southwestern coast of France. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grand Bleu de Gascogne"
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The Hamiltonstövare is a breed of dog, bred as a hunting hound. The breed was developed in Sweden by the founder of the Swedish Kennel Club, Count Adolf Hamilton. Its ancestry includes several German hounds as well as English Foxhounds and Harriers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hamiltonstövare"
The Harrier is a small dog breed of the hound class, ...more on Wikipedia about "Harrier (dog)"
The Norwegian Elkhound is a breed of dog, specifically a member of the scenthound family. The dog is the national dog breed of Norway. ...more on Wikipedia about "Norwegian Elkhound"
The Otterhound is an old British dog breed, with Bloodhound ancestors, and who is in turn one of the ancestors of the Airedale Terrier. ...more on Wikipedia about "Otterhound"
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen is a Scent hound that was bred to hunt small game in bramble filled terrain of the La Vendee district of France. ...more on Wikipedia about "Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen"
The Plott Hound is a large scent hound, specifically a coonhound, originally bred for hunting boar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Plott Hound"
The Redbone Coonhound is a breed of dog bred to hunt raccoon. They are also widely used for hunting bear and cougar. Their agility allows them to be hunted from swamplands to mountains. The Redbone Coonhound is the only solid colored coonhound. Like the standard says: "The Redbone mingles handsome looks and an even temperament with a confident air and fine hunting talents." ** ...more on Wikipedia about "Redbone Coonhound" It must be www.shortopedia.com.
The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a breed of dog from Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe and Zambia) in Southern Africa. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rhodesian Ridgeback"
The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a breed of dog descended from the English Foxhound. The breed began when a stolen dog of unknown origin, known as "Tennessee Lead", was crossed into the Walker Hound in the 1800s. Thomas Walker had imported the English Foxhound to Virginia in 1742. ...more on Wikipedia about "Treeing Walker Coonhound"
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