The English Foxhound is a friendly pet. They are also known as Foxhound. This dog breed is considered one of the four foxhound breeds. English Foxhounds were originated from England since 19th century. The English Foxhound is crossing between Bulldog, Fox Terrier and Greyhound. English Foxhounds were used to be hunting dogs and live around horses. They were recognized by American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1909. Today, they become popular household pets.

Facts about English Foxhound

  • Temperament – The English Foxhound is active, courageous, friendly, gentle, energetic, lively and sociable. Since English Foxhounds originally are good hunter, they will enjoy long daily jog. English Foxhound puppy needs early training and proper socialization. Harsh training is not suitable for them. They are friendly to children and able to get along with other pets.
  • Appearance – The English Foxhound has a medium-sized body. They have broad head. They come with a pair of large brown eyes. Their long ears are hang close to their cheek. The muzzle is long. They have muscular legs and the feet are round. They have long tail which carried high. The English Foxhound has a dense and short coat.

Here are pictures of English Foxhound

English Foxhound Breed Information

Size Medium to large
Height 53 -63 cm (male and female)
Weight 29-32 kg (male and female)
Colour Black, tan and white
Group Hound Dog Breed
Life Span Less than 10 years
Litter Size 5 – 7 puppies
Exercise Ability Daily long walk is needed. Let them play around at fenced yard
Grooming Requirements Regular brushing is needed. Bath when necessary. This dog breed is an average shedder
Environment outdoor
Barking Average
Recognition CKC, FCI, AKC, ACR, NZKC, NKC, APRI, NAPR, DRA


Basically, English Foxhound is a healthy dog breed. Here is a list of English Foxhound puppy names.

If you are interested in this dog breed, you may look for English Foxhound adoption from English Foxhound rescue or look for English Foxhound for sale from English Foxhound breeders.

English Foxhound