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Styrian Coarse-haired Hound

Styrian Coarse-haired Hounds are not only used to run down game by giving tongue. Often, they are also used to track wounded game on mountainous terrain.

About the Styrian Coarse-haired Hound

Styrian Coarse-haired Hounds are medium-sized, solidly built dogs with a serious but not vicious expression.

Above all, they are enthusiastic hunters that constantly give tongue as firm and determined trackers. The breed's coarse hair ensures that Styrians are able to work in all weathers.

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
10–12 years

Loving / Gentle / Independent / Sociable

Key facts

  • Requires moderate grooming
  • Needs an experienced owner
  • Training should start early

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