Section 2 : Leash Hounds

Breeds In This Category: 

Alpine Dachsbracke

BREED BASICS
Size:
Medium 15-35 lb
Large 35-55 lb
Energy Level: Medium Energy
Grooming: Rarely LifeSpan: 10 to 12 Years
Protective Ability: Good Watchdog Trainability: Moderate Effort Required

 

Known as Alpenlandische Dachsbracke in its native country of Austria, the Alpine Dachsbracke was specifically bred to assist hunters by tracking wounded deer, boar, hare and fox. At t...

Otterhound

BREED BASICS
Size:
X-Large 55-90 lb
XX-Large 90-120 lb+
Energy Level: Medium Energy
Grooming: A Couple Times a Week LifeSpan: 10 to 12 Years
Protective Ability: Good Watchdog Trainability: Difficult to Train

 

Most try to date the Otterhound (as a breed) back to the time of King John (of Magna Carta fame), the King of England from 1199-1216 and who is reported to have hunted with a packs of...