About the Hygen Hound

Hygen Hounds are particularly uncommon, especially outside of Norway, where they are bred for very specific conditions.

Hygen Hounds are medium-sized scenthounds of solid and compact rectangular build and firm back. First produced in the 19th century from various hounds, including German ones, this is a very Norwegian breed.

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

Breed specifics

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Norway
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FCI Group 6
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Medium
Avg life expectancy
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Loving / Obedient / Loyal

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  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Training should start early
  • Requires outdoor space