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Hounds

A hound dog is one which is used during hunting to track prey. They typically have excellent abilities to follow scents. Some have excellent levels of stamina which is needed for tracking scents over long ranges.

Hounds are typically split into 2 groups.

Scent Hounds which track the prey by following a scent. There are different types of scent hounds, Most breeds within this group have some of the best senses of smell of all dogs.

Sight Hounds need the essence of speed as breeds within this group are primarily bred to
keep prey within its sights and catch and kill it.

List of Hound Dog Breeds
Afghan Hound
Azawakh
Basenji
Basset Bleu de Gascogne
Basset Fauve de Bretagne
Basset Griffon Vendeeen Grand
Basset Griffon Vendéen Petit
Basset Hound
Bavarian Mountain Hound
Beagle
Bloodhound


Borzoi
Cirneco dell'Etna
Dachshund ( Long Haired, Minature long haired, smooth haired, minature smooth haired, wire haired, minature wirehaired).
Deerhound
Finnish Spitz
Foxhound
Grand Bleu de Gascogne
Greyhound
Hamiltonstovare
Ibizan Hound
Irish Wolfhound
Norwegian Elkhound
Otterhound
Pharaoh Hound
Portuguese Podengo
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Saluki
Segugio Italiano
Sloughi
Whippet

List of Other Hound Dog Breeds from Around the World :
Artois Hound
Combai
Coonhound
Estonian Hound
Harrier
Kanni
Plott Hound
Polish Hound
Rajapalayam (dog)
Schweizer Laufhund

The above list is just a selection of hound dog breeds. There are many more which will add to the list in due course.

 

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