Height: male: 25-27 in.; female: 23-25 in. Weight: male: 90-110 lbs.; female: 80-100 lbs. Life Span: 7-10 years
The Bloodhound is a powerful dog that stands over more ground than is usual with hounds of other breeds. He skin is thin to the touch and extremely lose. He is powerful, yet graceful. The Bloodhound is good with children and other animals with his gentle nature. He has a tenancy to drool, but is otherwise a very clean dog. He has an outstanding ability as a scent hound, superior to other hound, which has made him very useful in police investigations.