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Overview: The Poitevin Hound is an old breed that was developed in the late 1600s. They were often used to hunt large game. The breed is still used for this purpose and is better for hunting than as a family pet. In their native country, these dogs often live in
Breed Group: Scenthound
Weight (lbs): 70-80
Height (in): 24-28
Colors: tricolor; wolf gray
Coat: The coat is short and smooth.
Character: The Poitevin Hound is active, fast and determined.
Temperament: Poitevin Hounds are not good family pets. They are pack hounds and generally get along with other dogs.
Care: Poitevin Hounds need to be brushed regularly. The ears need to be cleaned to avoid infection.
Training: The Poitevin Hound needs firm, consistent training.
Activity: This breed needs a lot of room. They should not be kept in an apartment.
Country of Origin: France
Health Issue: ear infections.
Life Expectancy: 12-14

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