Breeds › Otterhound
The Otterhound came under threat with the banning of otter hunting in 1978, however enthusiasts of the breed have kept it going – often with the use of pack hounds.
First time owner
An outdoor-loving owner living in a rural area with plenty of space and possibly a lake.
Anyone wanting an easy-to-find puppy. In 2020, there were only 7 Otterhound puppies registered with the Kennel Club.
People will amusingly say "You should put a saddle on it!"
High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!
If not hand stripped will go fluffy. If you don't pluck their fur in the old fashioned way they transform from spikey to soft.
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!
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