Helping cats and dogs live their healthiest lives.
Sacred Birman kitten and Yorkshire Terrier adult standing in black and white on a white background
Breed Library

Slovakian Hound

This black and tan is well known for its bravery and tenacity, happily following a trail for hours until it finds the game.

About the Slovakian Hound

Courage and coolness are among the highly prized traits of the Slovakian Hound, which is used in its native country to follow the trail of wild boars and carnivores.

Always solid black with tan markings, despite their rather lightweight stature Slovakian Hounds have solid bones, forming a body in the shape of a longish rectangular. These are lively hounds with an extraordinary sense of direction.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

FCI Group 6
Size category
Avg life expectancy
12–14 years

Independent / Intelligent / Lively

Key facts

  • Requires moderate grooming
  • Requires outdoor space
  • Makes a great guard dog

Like & share this page

The healthiest start to life

Learn how to take care of your puppy's health during those first weeks and months of life.

Learn more
Labrador puppy standing in black and white on a white background

Lifetime of health

Get advice and information on how to provide the best care for your dog at every stage of life.

Learn more
Content Block With Text And Image 2