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Overview: The Harrier looks like a smaller version of the English Foxhound and must have all the attributes of a scenting pack hound, including a keen sense of smell and a good nature.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): 48 - 60 lbs.
Height (in): 19 - 22 inches
Colors: Usually black, tan and white, but all hound colors acceptable.
Coat: Shot and hard, dense and glossy.
Character: They are friendly, gentle, and responsive making them charming family companions. The Harrier is a true hound at heart. They are independent, willful, vocal and somewhat stubborn
Temperament: The Harrier is active, friendly, stubborn
Care: Minimal coat care is required for the Harrier. A routine rubdown with a harsh cloth and massage will release dead hairs. Keep ears clean and nails trimmed
Training: Obedience training is recommended.
Activity: A Harrier needs regular exercise or they may become fat and lazy. Enjoys the outdoors, but should not be left alone as they are inclined to wander if they are free.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Health Issue: One of the healthiest breeds. Rare cases of hip dysplasia and epilepsy.
Life Expectancy: 10-12

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