He was used as a hunting dog for his excellent nose and scent tracking abilities
Personality and Behavior
He's cheerful and sweet natured
He needs to be fenced in because of his desire to follow his nose and wander off after an inviting smell
He loves peoples and needs to be with you often
He's friendly with strangers
He likes to live with other dogs
He gets along well with other dogs
He is excellent with children
He's an active dog and likes exploring, walking, and going anywhere you'll take him
He's fairly easy to train. He learns commands at an average rate.
He sheds quite a bit of hair. You'll find some hair stuck to your clothes, couch and carpets.
Grooming / Maintenance
His short coat only needs to be brushed occasionally. However, because it sheds you may find yourself brushing it once a week, or more, to minimize the hair in your home (what you remove with a brush doesn't end up on the couch!).