Trigg Hound

USD $1,200 - $1,500 Price Avg.

Hunting Dogs



Breed Type



10-14 years


Breed Information

Group Hunting Dogs
Popularity/Rank 436
Origin United States
Other Names Hayden Trigg Hound, Trigg Foxhound
Breed Type Purebred
Price (Avg.) USD $1,200 - $1,500
How much does it cost to purchase a Trigg Hound?
The price of a Trigg Hound will vary from breeder to breeder as well as from place to place. As a rough guide, you should expect to pay between $1,200 to $1,500 per Trigg Hound if you purchase from a reputable breeder. Prices will be higher for show-quality dogs with a distinguished pedigree. Adult dogs who have already been trained may cost even more. It is usually less expensive to adopt a Trigg Hound through a shelter.
Size Large
Weight Male: 45-55 pounds (20-25 kg),
Female: 40-50 pounds (18-23 kg)
Height Male: 23-25 inches (58 - 64 cm),
Female: 22-24 inches (55-61 cm)
Lifespan 10-14 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Purpose Hunting
Date of Origin 1800s
Ancestry American Foxhound Varieties

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Smooth
Coat Colors Black, Blue, Brown, Pied, White
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Brown
Nose Color Possibilities Black
Coat Color Possibilities Black, Blue, Brown, Pied, White
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Normal
Coat Texture Straight
Recommended Brushes Nail Clipper, Slicker Brush
Brushing Frequency Weekly

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Energetic, Obedient, Playful, Productive, Sportive, Trainable
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly Yes
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners Yes
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
Drooling tendency
Activity Level High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 18 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 60 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 2 to 2.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals
Cups Per Day 3 cups
Daily Cost $1.20 - $1.40
Monthly Cost $34.00 - $45.00


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Trigg Hound have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 5-8 puppies (Once a year.)


The Trigg Hound is a medium-sized breed of dog that originated in the United States. It is a cross between the American Foxhound and the Treeing Walker Coonhound. The Trigg Hound has a unique appearance, with its long legs, short coat, and distinctive head shape. It has an average lifespan of 10 to 12 years and can weigh anywhere from 40 to 60 pounds. The Trigg Hound comes in a variety of colors including black, white, tan, red, and brindle.

The Trigg Hound is an intelligent breed that loves to please its owners. They are loyal and affectionate dogs that thrive on human companionship. They are also very active dogs that need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and healthy. The Trigg Hound is friendly with other dogs as well as children and other animals if properly socialized from an early age.

The temperament of the Trigg Hound is alert yet gentle; they make excellent watchdogs but are not aggressive or overly protective by nature. They have high energy levels but can be trained to be calm when needed; they do best with consistent training from an early age so they understand their place in the family hierarchy.

The health of the Trigg Hound is generally good; however, like all breeds they may be prone to certain health issues such as hip dysplasia or eye problems so regular checkups with your veterinarian are recommended for this breed.

The adaptability level of the Trigg Hound is high; they do well in both rural and urban environments provided they get enough exercise each day to keep them mentally stimulated and physically fit. The benefits of having a Trigg Hound as a pet include their intelligence which makes them easy to train; their loyalty which makes them great companions; their affectionate nature which makes them great family pets; their alertness which makes them excellent watchdogs; their energy level which keeps you active too!


The Trigg Hound is a breed of dog that was once on the brink of extinction. The breed is named after its original home in Trigg County, Kentucky. The Trigg Hound was originally bred for hunting purposes, but the breed almost became extinct due to a lack of interest in hunting. The Trigg Hound was saved from extinction when a group of hunters decided to revive the breed. The Trigg Hound is now recognized as a breed by the United Kennel Club and is becoming increasingly popular.

The Trigg Hound is a descendant of the American Foxhound. The breed was developed in the early 1800s by George Washington Maupin. Maupin bred the American Foxhound with other hounds, including the English Foxhound, to create a dog that was better suited for hunting in the United States. The Trigg Hound was first recognized as a separate breed in 1885.

The Trigg Hound almost became extinct in the early 1900s due to a lack of interest in hunting. The breed was saved from extinction when a group of hunters decided to revive the breed. The Trigg Hound is now recognized as a breed by the United Kennel Club and is becoming increasingly popular.