Hound

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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Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rhodesian Ridgeback

When you take a good look at the Rhodesian Ridgeback, it’s hard not to get lost in those cunning amber eyes and that well proportioned handsome face. This member of the Hound Group is well mannered, as dignified as they come, and a wonderful protector of the family.  Aside from …

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Dachshund

Dachshund

Meet the breed, which for centuries has been a thorn in the side for tunnel game like badgers, foxes and yes, Bugs Bunny. The Dachshund may look like a cute, yet awkwardly shaped lap dog, but this long, low and narrow bodied hound has a heart the size of many …

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Basenji

Basenji

Did you know there’s a dog that doesn’t bark and acts feline more than canine? Meet the Basenji, a highly active hunting dog and one of the oldest breeds in the world. Originally from Africa, a Basenji makes for a great companion during hunting expeditions. Perhaps it’s their knack for …

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