About the Istrian Short-Haired Hound

Istrian Short-Haired Hound are awesome scenthounds, specialised in hares and foxes, but they also have outstanding instincts as a leash hound. They are wonderfully suited to the vast openness of Istria, whence they hail.

These noble-looking scenthounds have a snow white coat broken by lemon-orange markings, a fine, smooth coat and a clean, long, narrow head. The ears may also be speckled with orange markings.

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

Breed specifics

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Croatia
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FCI Group 6
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Medium
Avg life expectancy
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Alert / Calm / Gentle / Quiet / Lively / Obedient

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  • Enjoys training
  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Requires outdoor space