Foxhound

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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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John Lemay, who was the master of foxhounds at Litchfield County Hounds in Bethlehem, said coyotes were plentiful by 2002 when the club had to close as farmland was sold.
Show organiser Cliff Craven (left) and huntmaster Ifor Evans with the Aber Foxhounds
Ricardo is proud to have assembled all of the Foxhounds ordered for British forces by the MoD.
The 51 extra Foxhounds are the latest to be ordered from GDLS:FPE as part of the PS340 million investment that will provide the Army with a total fleet of 376 vehicles.
The first foxhound club, the Piedmont Foxhounds, was formed in Virginia in 1840 and is still going strong today.
Summary: The MoD have announced that the first batch of the British Army's new Foxhound patrol vehicles have arrived in Afghanistan.
The Ministry of Defence will spend pounds 200m on counter-improvised explosive device technology (C-IED) and will provide about 100 extra new Foxhound protected patrol vehicles.
Entertainment includes a first visit from Jez Avery's Mountain Bike Stunt Team, parades of Tredegar Farmers' Hunt Foxhounds and Glamorgan Mink Hounds and vintage machinery.
Leading the way at the New York sale which coincided with America's leading dog show was pounds 33,000 for a 19th-Century John Emms oil painting of foxhounds and a terrier resting on a straw-covered bench.
It came as the Irish Council Against Blood Sports called for a Garda investigation into allegations the Westmeath Foxhounds club threw a live fox to a pack of hounds to be savagely torn into pieces.
In 2000, this infection was implicated as causing high rates of illness and death among foxhounds in a kennel in New York.
2 /PRNewswire/ -- From Washington's Foxhounds to Bush's "Barney," presidential purebred pups are as traditional as baseball and apple pie.