The bloodhound, known for its long, wrinkled face with loose skin and huge, drooping ears and deep-set eyes, is an independent, friendly and inquisitive breed, according to the American Kennel Club. They are generally affectionate with family and easygoing, but their nose can sometimes lead them into trouble, the AKC says.
After his victory, Trumpet posed patiently for countless photos, eventually starting to do what bloodhounds do best — sniff around. He examined some decorative flowers that had been set up for the pictures, not appearing to find anything of note.
The Associated Press contributed to this report
Montgomery County Dog License
2016 - 64,825 registered dogs, 41 bloodhounds
2017 - 62,905 registered dogs, 48 bloodhounds
2018 - 61,375 registered dogs, 49 bloodhounds
2019 - 59,945 registered dogs, 44 bloodhounds
2020 - 58,172 registered dogs, 47 bloodhounds
2021 - 56,195 registered dogs, 48 bloodhounds
2022 (to date) - 49,648 registered dogs, 56 bloodhounds