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Tags: hound, Large-sized

Our breed was developed in England as a scent hound for hunting hare, which essentially are larger, faster rabbits. The Harrier was derived from the larger, faster Foxhound. Consequently, we're fast enough to chase hare, but slow enough for the human hunters to follow us on foot. As companion pets today (the AKC accepted the Harrier in 1885 to the Hound Group), we are known as easygoing family dogs -- until our sensitive nose detects something worth hounding.

Rave review

  • Affectionate family friend
  • Gets along with other dogs
  • Agile and active
  • Always alert
  • Born to run, happy to walk
  • Cats should keep their distance
  • Energizer doggie
  • Even-tempered, good-natured
  • Hardy hunter
  • Never aggressive

Report card

  • Outdoors enthusiast
  • Caters to country, tolerates town
  • Ready to romp
  • Socialization and training should start early
  • A welcomer, not a watchdog

What to expect

I'll need a good leash for my daily exercise -- walking if you want, running if you'd rather. My preference would be a secure, fenced-in area -- devoid of furry things I shouldn't chase. Then, when I get home tired and weary, I might leave the cat alone. No promises about pet rabbits, though.

Watch for

Possible malocclusion of the teeth.

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