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Afghan Hound

The Afghan is built along greyhound-like lines, enabling it to execute a double-suspension gallop and run-down fleet game. The comparatively short back and steep pelvis helped it to leap great heights and to turn almost in place, essential attributes for coursing in rocky mountainous terrain. The large feet gave it a better foothold [...]

By | September 23rd, 2013|Dog Breeds A - B, Hound Dogs|0 Comments

Black and Tan Coonhound

The black and tan coonhound's moderate build gives it a blend of strength, speed and agility. It is square or slightly longer than tall, with moderate bone. Its long ears may help stir up ground scents. Its deep muzzle allows room for olfactory apparatus. Its deep voice enables the hunter to locate the dog [...]

By | September 24th, 2013|Dog Breeds A - B, Hound Dogs|0 Comments


he dachshund's long, low-slung body enables it to enter and move freely inside the confines of a den or tunnel, without sacrificing the necessary jaw and body strength to overcome its quarry. Its confidence, hunting instinct, keen nose and loud voice also are of significant aid in hunting underground. Agility, freedom of movement and [...]

By | September 25th, 2013|Dog Breeds C - F, Hound Dogs|0 Comments


The ultimate running dog, the greyhound is built for speed. Its long legs and arched back enable it to contract and stretch maximally while executing the double-suspension gallop. It has tremendous muscle mass and light legs, further enhancing speed. The feet are long and narrow, giving maximum leverage. The long tail serves as a [...]

By | September 29th, 2013|Dog Breeds G - L, Hound Dogs|0 Comments
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