According to Dogtime, there are two types of hound dogs, known as sight hounds and scent hounds. Sight hounds are dogs known to be fast and run after anything in motion. Scent hounds are known to wander away to follow a ... More »

As of January 2012, the American Kennel Club recognized 174 different breeds of dog. These breeds are divided into the following seven groups: sporting, hound, working, terrier, toy, non-sporting and herding. More »

Hound-terrier mix breeds include the beagle-Jack Russell terrier and bascottie, which is a mix of a Scottish terrier and a basset hound. A basston is a cross between a basset hound and a Boston terrier. More »

Bluetick hound dogs can be purchased through breeders or adopted through rescues and shelters. The American Kennel Club website's classified section lists available puppies and adults for sale by reputable affiliated bre... More »

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Beagles are small to medium-sized hound dogs bred for chasing small game such as rabbits. Their origins trace back to Roman and Medieval times. They were made popular in the United States through the dog Snoopy in the co... More »

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Dogs roll on their backs for many reasons, from scent marking to showing submission. Context clues and general body language can help humans determine why dogs are rolling on their backs. More »

Walking around in circles is not a normal behavior for a dog unless it is preparing to defecate or urinate, tracking a scent or preparing to lie down. If a dog exhibits the circling behavior for a reason other than those... More »

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