The American Foxhound is a very handsome dog with very long straight legs. It has a long muzzle and a large domes skull. The ears are wide and low set. The eyes are hazel or brown and are wide-set. This breeds coat is short and rough but easy to maintain. They havea very melodious bark which has been used in many popular songs.
The American Foxhound is sweet, kind, loyal, and loving at home. They are excellent with children and get along well with other dogs because of their pack-hunting background, but should not be trusted with non-canine pets. On the hunt, the foxhound is a warrior. Once a scent is picked up, the foxhound will follow it, neglectful of commands. They can be difficult to housebreak.