Schillerstövare adult black and white


Schillerstövares are employed to hunt hares and foxes, but not in packs or braces. They are not used to hunt deer.

About the Schillerstövare

Schillerstövares are well proportioned, muscular and noble animals that exude speed and strength. They are favoured for their lively, attentive attitude. Their obedient and intelligent nature means that they are known to be gentle with children and, with appropriate training, will settle easily into the family home.

Well proportioned, slightly rectangular in the body, sinewy and noble, the Schillerstövare  gives the impression of speed and strength. Their coat is coloured in tan with black mantle.

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

Breed specifics

Size category
Avg life expectancy
12–13 years

Assertive / Calm / Intelligent / Obedient / Quiet / Even-tempered

Key facts

  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Gentle with children
  • Needs a lot of exercise
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