The Bloodhound is an affectionate dog with both a hard-working serious side and a goofy/clumsy side. With proper training and socialization, these are lovable dogs that make wonderful companions and great family dogs. Here's a profile of the breed that describes common characteristics of Bloodhounds. But like people, each dog is unique. If you own a Bloodhound, we'd like to know more about your pet. Your story will help prospective owners decide whether a Bloodhound is the right pet for them.