14 Facts About Bloodhounds You Probably Didn’t Know

The Bloodhound is a gentle, affectionate family dog. This breed has an interesting history and many fascinating facts. Let`s read! ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿ’•

#1 Their signature wrinkles and long, floppy ears actually serve an important purpose.๐Ÿค”

#2 The term โ€œBloodhoundโ€ does not refer to their trailing ability.๐Ÿ˜Š

#3 The term โ€œBloodhoundโ€ actually refers to the fact that early breeders went to great lengths to record their ancestry and preserve the purity of their bloodline.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘Œ

#5 The Bloodhound is often referred to as โ€œa nose with a dog attached.โ€ It is estimated that they have approximately 250 โ€“ 300 million scent receptors โ€” the most of any breed. ๐Ÿค”

#6 Once they have identified a scent, they can follow that specific smell, despite all the other odors they encounter, for more than 130 miles!๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜

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