Hound

Whippet

Whippet

If you couldn’t afford a Greyhound a century ago, then you would probably buy one of the fastest breeds on the planet — a Whippet. In England, people would call this medium size hound, “The Poor Man’s Greyhound.” And then the breed’s popularity began to explode. Annually, in England, the …

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Treeing Walker Coonhound

Treeing Walker Coonhound

If you love to hunt then it would make sense to invest in the “people’s choice” for hunting, the Treeing Walker Coonhound. Indeed, this breed is as versatile of a hunting hound as they come. Hunters laud them for their durability, incredible sense and athleticism.  And when the breed is …

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Saluki

Saluki

When you pack together top notch instincts with speed inside a medium size hound, you get the mystical Saluki. A breed that Kings held in the highest regards among their royal courts. Oh, and not to mention, one of the oldest breeds today. In fact, if you had seen the Saluki …

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Scottish Deerhound

Scottish Deerhound

The Scottish Deerhound looks like a dog out of mythology book. A rough and wiry, prolific coat to go with those hypnotic —dark brown eyes, that lure the mind’s curiosity. Beast or sweet and gentle giant?  While most experts have the answer, a casual dog fan may need more information. …

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Redbone Coonhound

Redbone Coonhound

American made, the Redbone Coonhound is more than just a southern man’s dog, they are hunting specialists. One of several coonhounds, this large, medium energy breed is as versatile as hounds come. Moreover, the breed is quite adept to working any environment necessary. Many hunters will laud them for their …

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Pharaoh Hound

Pharaoh Hound

Aside from their pure and original bloodlines, there is truly something unique about the Pharaoh Hound. Perhaps it’s their ability to blush and smile — or maybe it’s the fact that the breed is one of the oldest dogs today, domestically, of course. If you take a casual look at …

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Plott

Plott

Rare and American, the Plott is one of the least familiar coonhound breeds around today. But why? Author and enthusiast of the breed, Cormac McCarthy, once said this of the Plott Hound: “they are just without fear.” Indeed, that is the buzz surrounding this breed from those who them best. …

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Greyhound

Greyhound

One of the most ancient breeds that still brings a world of happiness to their people is the Greyhound. This large breed from the Hound Group is by what many consider to be “the Cheetah of the dog kingdom.” Moreover, they certainly are the fastest dog breeds out there, with …

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Harrier

Harrier

If you’re feeling a bit of confusion relating to the Harrier, don’t worry, you’re not alone. No, this isn’t the English Foxhound nor is it a bird, an expensive piece of aircraft, a mix breed or the Beagle. Nope, this medium size, high energy breed is distinctive in their own …

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Basset Hound

Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is arguably one of the most recognizable breeds of all time. From gracing the front cover of Times to appearing in popular classics like Smokey and the Bandit.  While the breed is certainly photogenic and familiar, they also made a name for themselves in an entirely different fashion. …

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