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Bloodhound: Appearance, Characteristics, Temperament & more...

Modern day bloodhounds trace lineage to those owned by William the Conqueror. He first brought bloodhounds to England in 1066.

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History And Popularity

Color: Their coats are short and tough to the touch, and can come in black and tan, liver and tan, and red.

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Height: 25 to 27 inches

Weight: 40 to 60 kg

Bloodhounds are gentle giants, and very mild mannered. They get along well with people and are companionable, even with children.

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Like most dogs their size, Bloodhounds have a lifespan of 10 to 12 years.

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These big dogs can have an average litter size of about 8 to 10 pups. Some litters have gone up to 15 puppies.

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Litter Size

Unfortunately, Bloodhounds are not hypoallergenic. They are shedders, and shed their fur quite regularly.

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Are Bloodhounds Hypoallergenic?