LAH has about 60 foxhounds in kennels, roughly half dogs and half bitches. About 50 of the hounds are entered and are actively hunting. Typically, we try to breed have two litters of puppies every year to providing us with around 10 pups each year. Similarly, we retire about 10 hounds every year. We use the term “entered” to mean the puppy has been introduced into the pack & is actively hunting. This happens when the puppy is almost fully grown at about 18 months. LAH members will often take old retired hounds home to live with them. In the world of foxhunting, we count hounds in “couples” ie. two hounds, so we would say we have “30 couple of hounds in the kennel and actively hunt about 25 couple”. On a typical hunt the huntsman might take out “twelve and a half couple” ie. half the pack.