The Bloodhound is a large breed of dog originally bred for hunting deer and wild boar, and later specifically to track human beings. It is a scenthound, tracking by smell, as opposed to a sighthound, which tracks using vision. It is famed for its ability to discern human odors even days later, over great distances, even across water. Its extraordinarily keen sense of smell is combined with a strong and tenacious tracking instinct, producing the ideal scent hound, and it is used by police and law enforcement all over the world to track escaped prisoners, missing people, lost children and lost...
|Breed Group:||Hound Group|
|Place of Origin:||Belgium|
|Also Known As:||St. Hubert Hound, Chien de Saint-Hubert|