When you look at a dog what is the first thing you notice about him? The first thing which attracts all the attention is his ever appealing eyes. Then his happily wagging tail. Isn’t it? But if a dog owns such long years that they are enough to cover his full face, then those ears are gonna snatch all of your attention towards them. Right? Did you ever tried to know about those dog breeds that have surprisingly long and playful ears? If your answer is yes then this article is surely a must read for you because here we are going to discuss about 10 Breeds of dogs with big ears who are very famous for their “it’s all about ears” appearance. Have a cup of coffee and enjoy reading this article. First of all let us be clear about one thing that their long ears have specific jobs, it’s not that they are only for making them look beautiful. Long eared dog breeds are mainly categorized into hound group which are meant for hunting.
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Dogs with Big Ears:
1. Blood Hound: One of the very famous long eared dog breed is Bloodhound which obviously falls in the Hound group of breeds. They are among those primitive hunting dogs who hunt with the help of their strong smelling sense.
2. Basset Hound: This bunch of Hound is very famous in the show ring. Their presence and long ears are going to catch everybody’s admiration. They are not very large according to their body size but their ears are bigger. They are mainly native to France and they are well adapted to apartment living.
3. Afghan Hound: This breed is also from the Hound family having long ears. Their ears are so elegant and so furry that you cannot even distinguish them from their furry body while you look at them. They are native to the cold mountains of Afghanistan and that’s why they are so named. Because of their so unique appearance they have
been used many times in many animated feature films and TV shows.
4. Black and Tan Coonhound: It’s a cross between Bloodhound and Black and Tan Virginia Foxhound. Being native to the United States this breed are very popular in chasing raccoons entirely by smell. Till date a Coonhound from Colorado named Harbor set the Guinness Book World Record for the longest ears (12.25 inches for the left ear and 13.5 inches for the right one).
5. Cocker Spaniel: Now let us concentrate on the Spaniel family. This guy from Spaniel family owns cute, long, velvety ears which are the cuddliest. They can be kept as a pet but they are very sensitive to loneliness and are at their best mood when with the family members.