Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Bloodhound Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Belgian breed bred by monks in the Middle Ages for scent tracking. Instinct to follow scent is still strong and is still used for its original purpose today. Difficult to obedience train and their typical baying song is not to everyone's liking. However, they are placid affable hounds, with a very sad look. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Harmer H The Bloodhound. Foyles. Brey F & Reed L The New Complete Bloodhound. Howell. ISBN 0876050771. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. The Bloodhound Club: http://bloodhoundclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. American Bloodhound Club: www.bloodhounds.org.