Hound Dog Breeds

List of Dog Breed Profiles

Most Hounds share the common ancestral trait of being used for hunting. Some use acute scenting powers to follow a trail. Others demonstrate a phenomenal gift of stamina as they relentlessly run down quarry. Beyond this, however, generalizations about Hound Dog Breeds are hard to come by, since the Group encompasses quite a diverse lot. There are Pharaoh Hounds, Norwegian Elkhounds, Afghans and Beagles, among others. Some Hounds share the distinct ability to produce a unique sound known as baying. You'd best sample this sound before you decide to get a Hound of your own to be sure it's your cup of tea.

Afghan HoundAmerican FoxhoundBasenjiBasset HoundBeagleBlack and Tan CoonhoundBloodhoundBorzoiDachshund MiniatureDachshund StandardEnglish FoxhoundGreyhoundHarrierIbizan HoundIrish WolfhoundNorwegian ElkhoundOtterhoundPetit Basset Griffon VendeenPharaoh HoundPlottRedbone CoonhoundRhodesian RidgebackSaluki Gazelle HoundScottish DeerhoundWhippet