Hound Dog Breeds
Dog breeds in the Hound Group are used for recreational hunting, performance competition, therapy work, police and customs-inspection work, and, of course, as pets.
Hounds are the world's oldest specialized hunting dogs, documented for thousands of years. Their gracefulness, beauty and superlative hunting skills inspired ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and Greek literature. Hounds are not good at everything, but they are extremely talented at the things they are bred to do. In medieval times, owning a Greyhound often meant the difference between survival and starvation. Today hounds are used for recreational...
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