Otterhound Breed Information

Otterhound
Showdog.com Breed Since Thursday, June 05, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
10 162 555 7.3 13 8

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 3 4 5 6
Bitches 2 3 4 5 6

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Oakwood Creek send a message to Oakwood Creeksend message 15 hours ago
2 RockBottomHounds send a message to RockBottomHoundssend message 7 hours ago
3 Patroclus send a message to Patroclussend message 2 hours ago
4 CelebrationHounds send a message to CelebrationHoundssend message 7 hours ago
5 OmegaDanya send a message to OmegaDanyasend message 19 hours ago
6 MudBug Kennels send a message to MudBug Kennelssend message 1 hour ago
7 Wabi-Sabi Kennels send a message to Wabi-Sabi Kennelssend message 1 month ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 20
Forequarter 5
Hindquarter 5
Gait 10
Top Neck and Back 15
Coat 10
Size 5
Feet 10
General 20
Breed Colors
Black and Tan 6%
Black and Tan Grizzle 6%
Black Grizzle 6%
Black w/ Tan Points 6%
Black, Tan and White 6%
Black, Tan and White Grizzle 6%
Liver and Tan 6%
Liver and Tan Grizzle 6%
Liver Grizzle 6%
Liver w/ Tan Points 6%
Liver, Tan and White 6%
Liver, Tan and White Grizzle 6%
Wheaten 6%
Wheaten and White 6%
Wheaten and White Grizzle 6%
Wheaten Grizzle 6%
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Lifespan
Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Otterhound dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.
Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.