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Schiller Hound

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

About the Schiller Hound

Schiller Hounds are well proportioned, muscular and noble animals that exude speed and strength. They are favored 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 Schiller Hound gives the impression of speed and strength. Their coat is colored in tan with black mantle.

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

Breed specifics

Country
Sweden
Group
FCI Group 6
Size category
Medium
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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