Facts & Origin
American Foxy Dane (American Foxhound and Great Dane mix).
The American Foxy Dane is a hybrid breed created by combining the energetic and hard-working American Foxhound with the gentle and loving Great Dane. This mix produces an exceptional dog that combines the working ability and stamina of the Foxhound with the calmness and friendliness of the Great Dane.
Suitability and attitude
The American Foxy Dane is excellent for families and individuals looking for an active and loving companion . They are usually good with children and can get along with other pets, provided they are properly socialized. A home with plenty of room for exercise, both indoors and out, would be ideal for this energetic and large dog.
|Origin||USA - Germany|
|Life expectancy||8 - 13 years|
|Activity level||high - average to high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
Characteristic of the American Foxy Dane is a balanced blend of energy and gentleness. They are known for their intelligence and ability to learn, coupled with a loving and loyal nature. They are often enthusiastic and agile dogs that love to be active and run. At the same time, they are also known for their loving and patient nature, especially when they are with their family.
The American Foxy Dane is an impressive and loving hybrid breed that is suitable for both active individuals and families. They are loyal and loving companions that can be active both indoors and outdoors. With proper care, training and love, American Foxy Danes can be wonderful and loyal family members.
Care and health
Grooming is relatively straightforward for the American Foxy Dane, with their short and low maintenance coat. Regular brushing helps to remove loose hair and keep the coat healthy. In terms of health, they can be prone to some of the health problems that can occur in their parent breeds, including hip dysplasia, heart problems, and certain types of cancer. Regular veterinary exams are important to detect and treat these conditions early.
What does this mixed breed look like?
In terms of appearance, the American Foxy Dane is a large and impressive dog, it can reach a height of up to 76 cm and weigh up to 45 kg. The physique is strong and muscular, reflecting the Foxhound's stamina and strength, while the size and stature are mainly derived from the Great Dane. The coat is usually short and smooth, with colors that can range from white to various shades of brown to black.
Gastric torsion is a disease in which the stomach rotates around its own longitudinal axis. The cause of the disease is not known.
May be common in older dogs.
May occur with age.
Ataxia (from Greek ἀταξία ataxia 'disorder' 'irregularity') is a generic term in medicine for various disorders of movement coordination. Ataxia can occur even when there is no paralysis (paresis), that is, when there is normal muscle strength.
Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle in which it becomes enlarged (dilated) and shows poor contraction (poor pumping ability).
Especially due to overweight, joint problems can occur in dogs.
An American Foxy Dane is a cross between an American Foxhound and a Great Dane.
The American Foxy Dane is an intelligent, bright, athletic and loving dog. They are very friendly and affectionate, but also confident and lively.
Most of them reach a height of up to 76 cm.
These mixed breeds are sociable, playful dogs that spend a lot of time with their owners. They are very active and love to follow other dogs exploring new places.
You need daily exercise to stay healthy and happy. They also need consistent training. They should also be checked regularly for deworming and vaccinations.