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.
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)
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
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.