The St. Hubert Hound also known as the blood hound has an origin of Europe. This breed of dog has the name blood hound because it's a breed of hound that can catch the sent of blood easily and can track it from miles away. That's why lots of hunters have this breed. It's for when you shoot an animal and it's still on it's feet running and you don't know where it went the bloodhound will track it. It can even do this at a days old. This dog breed is more than a 1,000 years old. In the ancient times, it was used primarily for hunting wild boars and for tracking and hunting animals. This breed was a favorite among the monks of St. Hubert who later sent them to United States. It was first recognized by the AKC in 1885. The Bloodhound is a well mannered breed which is very kind and patient. The Bloodhound is a large breed of dog with loose folds of skin, especially in the head and the neck region.