American Foxhound Complete Profile

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Size: Large Height: 53 - 64 cm (21 - 25 inches) Weight: 30 - 34 kg (65 - 75 lb) Life Span: 12 years Grooming: Minimal Exercise: Demanding Feeding: Demanding Temperament: Active & eager Country of Origin: United States AKC Group: Hound

Temperament: The American Foxhound is affectionate, eager, active, energetic and brave. American Foxhounds generally get along well with children and other dogs but are likely to chase any non-canine pets with their natural hunting instincts. American Foxhounds vary widely with how they treat strangers, some are overly protective while others happily greet all visitors. It is important to remember that this breed is a natural pack-hunting hound and is not always an ideal family companion. American Foxhounds tend to be difficult to house train and are most suited for active families or those who enjoy hunting.

Grooming: Grooming is simple and easy with this short-coated breed. American Foxhounds are average shedders and should be brushed and combed occasionally to keeprepparttar coat in good condition.

Exercise: The American Foxhound needs a substantial amount of daily exercise. If this breeds exercise needs are not met then they can become restless and destructive. American Foxhounds should be kept on a lead when out walking as they are likely to run off if they pick up an interesting scent. They tend to be reasonably active indoors and are not suited for urban living. Ideally American Foxhounds would haverepparttar 147977 opportunity to hunt or track with their owner.

Boston Terrier Complete Profile

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Size: Small - medium Height: 37- 42cm (15 - 17inches) Weight: Wide variation. But usually 8 kg (18 lb). Life Span: 15 years Grooming: Simple Exercise: Undemanding Feeding: Undemanding Temperament: Determined & even-tempered Country of Origin: England/United States AKC Group: Non-Sporting Other Names: Boston Bull

Temperament: The Boston Terrier is even-tempered, intelligent, gentle and lively. Boston Terriers are playful and affectionate with their owners. They are good with children who can appreciate their clown-like antics. Boston Terriers are intelligent and quick to learn, making obedience training easy and straighforward. The Boston Terrier is strong-willed and boisterous, but they make a thoroughly good-natured family dog.

Grooming: Grooming is minimal withrepparttar Boston Terrier. Occasionally run a brush or smooth glove overrepparttar 147976 coat and keeprepparttar 147977 ears clean and claws trimmed. The facial creases may need some attention from time to time with a special lotion for this area.

Exercise: Exercise for Boston Terriers is undemanding. They have no desire for long walks, but do like to go with their owner/family everywhere. They enjoy playing.

History: Boston Terriers evolved from cross-breeding in America between Bulldogs and Bull Terriers. They were once known asrepparttar 147978 American Bull Terrier. Their name was changed to Boston Terrier in order to seperate them fromrepparttar 147979 already established Bull Terrier. The name 'Boston Terrier' was in honour ofrepparttar 147980 city where their breed type was first developed. The progenitors of this breed weighed as much as 27kg (60lb), while today one seesrepparttar 147981 Boston Terrier around 6.8kg with a limit of up to 11.4kg.

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