The American Foxhound, also known as Virginia Hound or Foxhound, is the state dog of Virginia. They are scent hounds, bred to hunt foxes by scent. The legs of a Foxhound are very long and straight-boned. It has a long muzzle, and a large, domed skull. The ears are wide and low-set. The eyes are hazel or brown, and are large and wide-set. The American Foxhound has a very docile and sweet demeanor. A typical dog is gentle, easygoing, and gets along with children and other animals. Check out our collection of American Foxhound dog names for male or female Foxhound puppies.