Height: male: 27 in.; female: 24 in. Weight: male: 115 lbs.; female: 80 lbs. Life Span: 10-13 years
The Otterhound is a large, rough-coated hound with an imposing head showing great strength and dignity. He has a strong body and long striding action fit for a long day's work. He has an extremely sensitive nose, and is inquisitive and perseverant in investigating scents. Known for his big sloppy kisses and soft-heart he makes an excellent family companion though sometimes he may think he is a lap-dog.