We outline the different questions that you’ll be asking in relation to microchipping your Otterhound. How much it costs, who is responsible for microchipping and your legal requirements in ensuring these details are kept up to date and much more.
Bred to hunt otters, they are a strong and hardy breed with a keen sense of smell.
They have a shaggy double coat that is waterproof, making them well-suited for their original purpose.
The breed nearly became extinct in the late 20th century, but has since seen a resurgence in popularity.
Today, Otterhounds are still used as hunting dogs, but also make excellent family pets due to their friendly and loyal nature.
They are active and require plenty of exercise, but their intelligence and trainability make them easy to handle.
With their unique appearance and endearing personality, the Otterhound is sure to bring joy to any home.
Otterhound Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 61 to 69cm Female: 56 to 64cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 36 to 45kg Female: 27 to 36kg
Life Expectancy: 10 to 12 years
Temperament: Friendly, Loyal, Affectionate, and Patient
To spay or not to spay. Here’s a quick guide on spaying or neutering your Otterhound – with a guide to all things you might need to consider.
If you think your Otterhound is likely bored – here’s some tips for you to understand if this is the case and what you may want to do.
Statistics show 1 in 5 Otterhound owners don’t regularly walk their dogs which can result in health problems in the long term. See our guide to a range of ways to keep them healthy.