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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

Dog Food for Your Billy

Large Breed Puppy 30 Pound Bag

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large breed adult dog food

Large Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of large breed dogs.

Picky No More large breed dog food

Picky No More™ Large Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of large breed dogs.

Reduced fat formula dog food

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.