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Tyrolean Hound

Dog Tyrolean Hound

The Tyrolean Hound, also known as the Austrian Brachet or Tyrolean Hound, is a breed of dog native to Tyrol, a mountainous region between Austria and Italy. The Tyrolean Hound is recognizable by its two-tone coat, composed of white and orange, brown or red spots.

It is a medium-sized dog, with a height at the withers of 44 to 56 cm for males and 42 to 54 cm for females. He has strong bones and well-developed muscles. Its coat is short, fine, dense and shiny. It is white in color with orange, brown or red markings. Its average weight generally varies between 15 and 22 kg.

The Tyrolean Hound is a lively, gentle, docile dog devoted to its family.

The Tyrolean Hound is an excellent hunting dog adapted to the rugged and mountainous terrain of Tyrol. It is used for hare and fox hunting.

The Tyrolean Hound can be an excellent companion dog. He is affectionate, intelligent and easy to train. He gets along well with children and other pets.

The Tyrolean Hound requires little maintenance but it must be brushed regularly to remove dead hairs. Robust and healthy, it has a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.

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