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Height: 63 - 67 cm (24.75 - 26.25 inches); Weight: 66-115 pounds (30-52 kg)
The coat is weather-resistant and rough. All acceptable hound colors are permitted.
This breed is intelligent, affectionate, and lively.
Otterhounds are friendly to people, other dogs, household pets, and children.
Clipping is not allowed as it ruins the natural look of the coat. It should be brushed as little as possible.
A soft but consistent approach is necessary when training this breed. Otterhounds are not the most obedient dogs in the world.
This dog needs plenty of exercise, but because it loves to hunt, it is wise to only let it off the leash in an environment where it can be controlled.