Hound Group

Harrier - General Information

Harriers stand between 19 and 21 inches at the shoulder, and adults weigh between 45 and 60 lbs. They have short hair, hanging ears, and come in a variety of color patterns.
The Harrier is cheerful, sweet-tempered, tolerant, and it is excellent with children. Its sweet-temperanment enables it to not only obedient but eager to be obedient. This pack dog is good with other dogs, but should be supervised with noncanine pets unless it is raised with them from puppyhood. It prefers life in a pack with people, dogs, or both. This active dog likes to go exploring, sniffing, and trailing, so be sure to keep it on a leash or in a safe enclosed area. Some Harriers like to bay.