The Harrier is a breed of hunting dog originating from Great Britain, specifically England.
The Harrier is a medium-sized dog.
Males generally measure between 48 and 55 cm at the shoulder, while females measure between 46 and 53 cm.
The average weight generally varies between 18 and 27 kg.
The Harrier's coat is short, dense and weather-resistant.
The base color is often white with tricolor markings, including black, brown and fawn.
They often have a distinctive black mask.
The head is proportionate to the body, with a flat skull and a moderate stop.
The muzzle is of medium length. The eyes are oval in shape, dark in color, expressing a soft and lively expression.
The ears are set rather low, of medium length, and carried hanging.
The Harrier is known for its friendly, cheerful and energetic personality.
It is a passionate hunting dog that excels in hunting hares and foxes.
Outside of hunting, it is an affectionate companion that generally gets along well with children and other pets.
He is intelligent, easy to train, but can show stubborn traits at times.
As a hunting dog, the Harrier has substantial exercise needs.
He needs a lot of physical activity to stay happy and balanced.
Regular outings, active play, and opportunities to track or hunt can help satisfy their natural instincts.
The Harrier is generally a sturdy breed.
Like all breeds, regular care, a balanced diet and visits to the veterinarian are important to maintain health.