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Foxhound

a medium- to large-sized muscular dog with pendulous ears, long tapered tail and short coat, in the usual hound colors of black, brown and white. The ears are traditionally shortened surgically by several inches ('rounding'). English and American varieties are recognized as separate breeds in the United States. The American variety is leggier and lighter in weight.
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The dogs from the New Forest Fox Hounds hunt burst into flames after touching the live line near Brockenhurst, Hampshire.
Tim Bonner, a spokesman for the Masters of Fox Hounds Association, said: "It's important to stress that those reported have nothing to do with registered hunts.
Sheep shearing displays, pony rides and fox hounds will perform in the countryside show, while a classic car section will include exhibits from more than 40 motoring clubs.
Hundreds of packs of fox hounds, hare hounds, deer hounds and other hunts and clubs are planning to meet across Wales and England on Saturday, the day after the Act comes into force.
An investigation by the Federation of Welsh Packs found that the Plas Machynlleth Fox Hounds had not broken any rules of hunting and that the allegations were unfounded.
In order to keep more foxes alive, all fox hounds, by one means or another, will have to be killed'' - Tory peer Lord Deeds, a critic of the policy to abolish hunting.
Bernadette Barrett, of Waterford, explained how she and other protestors had just got Waterford Crystal to stop sponsoring events run by Waterford Fox Hounds.
The woman was filming members of The Old Surrey Burstow and West Kent Fox Hounds when the man's horse suffered a heart attack.
It remains my belief that fox hounds and beagle packs terrorise the wildlife of this country, and that the nightmare of cruelty and wildlife exploitation goes on.
A kennel huntsman with the Puckeridge Hunt, in Hertfordshire, checks on the fox hounds Picture: CHRIS YOUNG
She said a leaked memo from a master of fox hounds recently said there was a shortage of foxes for hunting in rural areas.
The action against the Plas Machynlleth Fox Hounds came after the League Against Cruel Sports released details of an undercover investigation it had undertaken into the hunt.