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Size: Large

Weight: 80 - 110 lbs.

Height: 23" - 27"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Health Problems: Hip dysplasia; bloat; ectropion; entropion; otitis externa

Origin: Belgium / England

Also Known As: St. Hubert's Hound

Group: Scenthound

Category: Hunting

Exercise Needs

Bloodhounds require vigorous exercise on a regular basis. This dog is not recommended for city or apartment living.

Grooming Needs

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


The Bloodhound is extremely affectionate and an incomparable scent tracker

Compatibility with Kids

Great with children.


Dating back to the Middle Ages, this Hound was used to trail game.

Dog Food for Your Bloodhound

Large Breed Puppy 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large Breed Adult 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Adult

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

Reduced Fat 6 lb. Front Counter

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.

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