Bloodhound Rescue Information: Bloodhounds are extremely good natured dogs that are exceptionally patient and gentle with children. Bloodhounds love affection and attention. Bloodhounds have a stubborn streak and a mind of their own; they need firm training and discipline. Bloodhounds are friendly and devoted to their masters. Bloodhounds are prized for their ability to follow any scent; this makes them likely to wander off if not kept on a leash. Bloodhounds need daily exercise but are fairly laid back indoors and so do okay in an apartment as long as they have regular opportunities to be active and take walks.
Bloodhound Trivia: Bloodhounds can follow a scent left on a trail 100 hours ago. Courts use evidence from Bloodhounds in criminal cases. Bloodhounds are also called St. Hubert Hounds because the breed was honed by the monks of St. Hubert. Bloodhounds are often depicted in 19th century paintings. Bloodhounds have been around since 1000 A.D.