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Meet Our Bloodhounds

Meet Our Bloodhounds at Meet The Breeds By Adriana Pavlinovic Photos by Moni Schifler Azank & Adriana Pavlinovic It wasn’t quite raining cats and dogs, but the New York City streets around Jacob K. Javits Convention Center were full of canines, felines, and [...]

By |2020-06-10T12:45:28+00:00November 29th, 2018|Public Education|

My First Bloodhound National

My First Bloodhound National...By Karissa Groves, Junior Handler Background I was asked to write about my first Bloodhound National, and I am going to start with the fact that I was REALLY bummed when my grandma and her handler went to the 2013 Bloodhound [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:27:05+00:00January 26th, 2015|Public Education|

Blizzards and Bloodhounds

BLIZZARDS AND BLOODHOUNDS – WINTER 2014 VBSAR SEMINAR...by Adriana Pavlinovic The Zion’s Crossroads area of Louisa County Virginia once again found law enforcement as well as search and rescue Bloodhound handlers gathering for a joint three day seminar in mantrailing sponsored by the [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:32:02+00:00January 26th, 2015|Public Education|

Glaucoma: Time to look past the eyelids!

by Marybeth Cline, DVM & Eileen Peers Bloodhounds and Ophthalmologists: two words that are seldom put together. Brings to many minds the polar bipartisanship we see in our politicians! Many of us have had the experience of seeing the pain on an ophthalmologist’s [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:36:55+00:00January 26th, 2015|Health Articles|


by Claudia Williams The American Bloodhound Club has joined the Canine Health Information Center or CHIC. CHIC is sponsored by the Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA), and its stated purpose is to "provide a source of health [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:40:11+00:00January 26th, 2015|Health Articles|

Those Wonderful Bloodhound Ears

by Karen Leshkivich DVM Bloodhounds unfortunately have an ear designed for trouble. Those wonderful long, low set ears are great at trapping debris, moisture and heat producing the optimum dark environment for bacteria and yeast to grow. If you notice a foul odor [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:41:42+00:00January 26th, 2015|Health Articles|

Medical and Surgical Considerations Regarding Bloat

Gastric Dilatation Volvulus Syndrome in the Bloodhound...by Dr. John Hamil Of the approximately 1,300,000 dogs registered annually by the AKC only 1500 are bloodhounds. Consequently, most veterinarians will see only a few in their practice lifetime. This brochure is offered by the American Bloodhound [...]

By |2015-01-26T18:58:24+00:00January 26th, 2015|Health Articles|

Tracking vs. Trailing

by Jan Rothwell There is always confusion and misunderstanding regarding the differences between tracking and trailing. Although there similarities. They both require a dog, a harness and a handler. They both have three levels of competition, but the sports differ from there. The [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:45:15+00:00January 26th, 2015|Public Education|

Judging the BLOODHOUND

By Anne L. Legge I have bred Bloodhounds since 1980. I have been an AKC conformation judge and an American Bloodhound Club Mantrailing field trials judge, and I have strong ideas on how the breed should be judged.   The Bloodhound is in every [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:51:36+00:00January 24th, 2015|Ring Side & Judges Education|

You Be The Judge

You Be The Judge!...By Robert Cole Dog A, Dog B, or Dog C? Place this first class of American bloodhound champions in order of preference. Each one has won at least one Group placement. Normally, they would be competing for Best of Breed [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:53:20+00:00January 22nd, 2015|Ring Side & Judges Education|

Fun In The Bloodhound Ring

Fun in the Bloodhound Ring...by Camille McArdle Goobers are an essential accessory for a Bloodhound. They are light and fluffy, yet thick strings of spit that Bloodhound people deal with almost unconsciously, but can nevertheless be sources of bizarre amusement. The unique consistency [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:59:45+00:00January 22nd, 2015|Ring Side & Judges Education|

Choosing A Breeder

Choosing a Breeder...by Anne L. Legge Once you have decided on a breed, you can research breeders through dog shows, advertisements in newspapers and magazines, and on the Internet. But how do you actually choose a breeder? For Bloodhounds, start with the American Bloodhound [...]

By |2022-01-08T05:52:38+00:00January 22nd, 2015|FAQ - Purchasing a Bloodhound|

Bloodhound 101

"BLOODHOUND 101" - Exercise, Nutrition, Grooming, Health by Adriana Pavlinovic  Bloodhounds are sort of like a bag of potato chips; open a bag and empty the contents onto a table top, and you will see a lot of general physical similarity, but then [...]

By |2020-06-10T14:10:33+00:00January 14th, 2015|FAQ - Purchasing a Bloodhound|


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