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Tyrolean hound adult black and white

Tyrolean Hound

There used to be many different varieties of hound from Tyrol, but only the red and the black and tan have survived. The standard for the short-legged variety was deleted in 1944.

About the Tyrolean Hound

These well tempered hounds with a very fine nose and an outstanding sense of direction are enthusiastic hunters that will follow a trail independently.

Tyrolean Hounds are medium-sized, fairly solid dogs, hard-working and even-tempered, making them excellent hunters. Their alert nature has led them to be recognised as great watchdogs too.

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

Breed specifics

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

Even-tempered / Hard-working / Independent

Key facts

  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Makes a great watchdog
  • Requires outdoor space

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