Scenthounds and Related Breeds Archive

English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel is a medium-sized purebred gundog known for its friendliness, loyalty, and even-tempered nature. Usually docile, they get along well with children, making them a perfect family dog. English Springer Spaniels were originally bred to be hunting dogs to flush game. ...Read More

Bluetick Coonhounds Breed Info

A Bluetick Coonhound is a sleek and speedy hunting dog. This type of breed has a noble background as they descended from French Grand Bleu de Gascogne and the English Foxhound. Later on, the breed was introduced to the US during colonial times and ...Read More

Black Mouth Cur

A Black Mouth Cur is a medium to large all-around dog. It was developed in the Southeastern part of the United States with the aim to help farmers in their various needs. The harsh terrain of the American Southeast is not forgiving to many ...Read More

Basset fauve de Bretagne Dog Breed Facts

Basset fauve de Bretagne is a small type of a hound with short legs. It is characterized by being stocky and rough-coated but also for being very energetic and demanding for its size. These dogs have been bred to be hunting dogs and are ...Read More


A Declamation is a medium size breed of dog coming from Croatia. This breed originally comes from the region of Dalmatia, hence its name. It was originally a carriage dog, but has changed its use numerous times during the years. Due to its intelligence ...Read More

Rhodesian Ridgeback

The Rhodesian Rodgeback is an average height but a muscular type of dog which originates from South Africa. It was developed during the period when early pioneers came here from Europe and crossbred their dogs with some of the local breeds they found there. ...Read More


  A Bloodhound is essentially a scent hound. It is a large type of dog which was mainly created for hunting and tracking other animals. This breed originates in France where they initially sued it for hunting deer and wild boar and later also ...Read More

Basset Hound

A Basset Hound is a dog breed which originates from France. It belongs to the hound family and are recognized for their short legs and long bodies. They are scent hounds and have been developed and used for mainly that purpose. Their sense of ...Read More