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Yugoslavian Hounds

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Native Country

Former Yugoslavia

Breed Description

Head: Long. Slightly domed skull. Pronounced brow bones. Stop not pronounced. Straight nosebridge. Solid, wedge-shaped muzzle. Tight black lips.
Ears: Pendulous and without folds. Rounded tips.
Eyes: Dark.
Body: Slightly longer than it is tall. Muscular neck without dewlap. Broad brisket. Wide, deep chest. Tuck-up. Broad, muscular, slightly sloping croup. Broad, muscular back.
Tail: Straight or curved loosely in saber fashion.
Hair: Short, dense. Thick undercoat in the Planinski.
Coat: Yugoslavian Mountain Hound: black and tan, with characteristic tan markings above the eyes. Yugoslavian Tricolor Hound: fox-red or wheaten-red covering most of the body or with a black saddle. White markings on the head (flare), neck (collar), chest, lower legs, and tip of the tail.
Size: 45 to 55 cm (17.7-21.7 in).
Weight: 20 to 25 kg (44-55 lb)


History

Considered an indigenous breed, the Yugoslavian Hound is found in the southern region of the former Yugoslavia. He comes in two varieties:- The Yugoslavian Mountain Hound (Jugoslovenski Planinski Gonic or Planinski) and- The Yugoslavian Tricolor Hound (Jugoslovenski Trobojni Gonic).These dogs are not well known outside their native land

Behavior

This very hardy, bold, persistent hunter with a very keen sense of smell is particularly skilled on rough terrain. He hunts hare, fox, deer, and other quarry. Gentle, calm, and good-natured, he makes a pleasant companion.

Pictures of Yugoslavian Hounds

Pictures of Yugoslavian Hounds
Pictures of Yugoslavian Hounds
Pictures of Yugoslavian Hounds
Pictures of Yugoslavian Hounds
Pictures of Yugoslavian Hounds
Pictures of Yugoslavian Hounds
Pictures of Yugoslavian Hounds