The large and rough-coated Otterhound was originally bred for hunting otter in England. Built for work, the dog breed has a keen nose and renowned stamina. They are also playful clowns, friendly and affectionate with their families. This is an uncommon breed, with fewer than ten Otterhound litters born each year in the United States and Canada.

Watch and learn about Otterhound dog's key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Otterhound Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Otterhound Dog Hound Dogs 2 feet to 2 feet, 3 inches tall at the shoulder 10 to 12 years