Otter hound

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Otter hound

a large (approximately 65 to 115 lb), muscular dog with a large head and distinctive long, pendulous ears that curl inward on the leading edge, large feet and a long tail. The coat is long, dense and rough with an oily, waterproof topcoat in solid colors. The breed is affected by an inherited platelet disorder (thromboasthenic thrombocytopathia).
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The plummet in puppy numbers has led to the Kennel Club placing the Sealyham on their Vulnerable Native Breed list alongside Welsh corgis, Dandie Dinmont terriers and Otterhounds.
Otterhounds, bloodhounds and Dandie Dinmont Terriers also feature in the top ten pup parade of the most vulnerable dog.
Last year, there were only 70 Bloodhound pups born, 51 Otterhounds, 64 field spaniels and 84 Skye terriers.