Looking very much like his British ancestor, the American Foxhound is slightly thinner and larger than the English Foxhound.
His silhouette is strong and muscular. He looks a bit like a giant Beagle.
Between 56 and 64 cm (22.05 to 25.20 inches) for the male
Between 53 and 61 cm (20.87 to 24.02 inches) for the female
Between 30 and 34 kg (66.14 to 74.96 pounds) for the male
Between 28 and 32 kg (61.73 to 70.55 pounds) for the female
All dress colors are accepted as well as spots.
His medium-length hair is dense and rough.
His long head with a round and broad skull has a slightly domed occiput. His large, soft eyes are hazelnut or brown and are well separated from each other.
His long, low set ears are broad with a fine texture. His nose is dark. His tail is set high, slightly curved and carried cheerfully without folding over the back.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #303