Training takes consistency, patience, and an understanding of the breed. They respond well to calm, loving, but firm leadership and are willing and able to be obedient once the pack order is established. Originally meant to run long distances in a pack, he needs daily exercise. Training is also important due to his pack instincts. Since they are bred to run for miles, English Foxhounds can make good hiking and jogging companions.
Did You Know?
The first AKC registered English Foxhound was named "Auditor." Auditor was registered in 1909.
The English Foxhound standard contains rules applying to both the Hunt and to Conformation.
In England, as in America, these hounds have always been used for foxhunting as followed in the English fashion of riding to hounds.
In America, we have over a hundred packs of hounds, of which not over ten percent use hounds which would be eligible for the English Foxhound Stud Book, although the blood has been freely mixed with the American Foxhound.
In appearance, the English Foxhound is far stouter than its American counterpart.
English Foxhound pedigrees can be traced back in the English Foxhound Stud Book of America, published by the Masters of the Foxhounds Association of America.
colors & Markings
Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.
|Description||Desc.||Standard Colors||Std. Colors||Registration Code||Reg. Code|
|Black White & Tan||034|
|Lemon & White||115|
|Description||Desc.||Standard Markings||Std. Markings||Registration Code||Reg. Code|