The Schiller Hound, or Schillerstövare, is a breed of dog originating from Sweden.
The Schiller Hound is medium sized.
Males generally measure between 53 and 63 cm at the withers, while females measure between 49 and 59 cm.
The average weight generally varies between 18 and 25 kg.
The coat is short, dense, and well laid. The base color is black with distinct tan markings on the face, chest, legs and under the tail.
The head is well proportioned to the body, with a slightly domed skull. 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 Schiller Hound is renowned for its balanced nature, tenacity and excellent tracking ability. It is a versatile hunting dog, used mainly for fox and hare hunting. He is also described as being friendly, loyal to his family, and easy to train. He can be an affectionate companion while remaining an avid hunter.
As a hunting dog, the Schiller Hound requires regular exercise to stay mentally stimulated and physically fit. Outdoor activities, games and controlled hunting are recommended.