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Hygen Hound

Dog Hygen Hound

The Hygen Hound is a breed of dog originating from Norway. It is specially bred for hare and fox hunting.

The Hygen Hound is a medium-sized dog. Males generally measure between 50 and 58 cm at the withers, while females measure between 48 and 56 cm. The average weight generally varies between 20 and 25 kg.

Its coat is short, dense, and tight. It has a hard texture and may be slightly longer on the back. The base color is black with tan markings, often with white spots on the chest and feet.

The head is proportionate to the rest of the body, with a flat skull and well-muscled cheeks. The muzzle is of medium length. The eyes are oval in shape, dark brown in color. The ears are of medium size, set high, and carried drooping.

The Hygen Hound is described as an energetic, intelligent and determined dog. It has a strong hunting instinct and excels in pursuing prey.

It is a dog loyal to its family, but it can be reserved towards strangers. He is a good companion dog. Due to his background as a hunting dog, he can have an independent nature. The Hygenhund needs regular exercise and mental stimulation. Outdoor activities, playtime and the opportunity to pursue scents are essential for his well-being.

The Hygen Hound is generally a robust breed. Like all breeds, regular care, a balanced diet and visits to the veterinarian are important to maintain health.

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