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Size: Large

Weight: 55 - 73 lbs.

Height: 23" - 28"

Life Span: 12 - 13 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: United States

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Scenthound

Category: Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Billy Dog needs daily brisk exercise and plenty of room to roam.

Grooming Needs

The Billy needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing. Must check ears regularly.


The Billy Dog is an easy-going, dedicated and hard working breed.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


Dating back to the 1700s, this breed is most likely a mix of Bloodhound and Foxhound

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