Fun Facts on Bloodhounds:

Life span: 10 – 12 years
Temperament: Stubborn, Even Tempered, Affectionate, Gentle
Height: Female: 23–25 inches (58–64 cm), Male: 25–27 inches (64–69 cm)
Colors: Liver & Tan, Black & Tan, Red
Weight: Female: 80–100 lbs (36–45 kg), Male: 90–110 lbs (41–50 kg)

The Bloodhound’s ancestors were created in medieval France to trail deer and boar. Today, this is a highly active and intelligent dog breed whose keen sense of smell has found them a special place in law enforcement and search and rescue. Their fans love them for their sweet nature and unique appearance.

(Photo: Joseph Wirth)