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Black Forest Hound

 

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Other Names
  • Slovenský kopov
  • Slovak Hound
Pronunciation

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Description

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Temperament

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Height, Weight

Height: 18 - 20 inches (46 - 51 cm)

Weight: 40 - 49 pounds (18 - 22 kg)

Health Problems

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Living Conditions

Good for apartment living. They are fairly active indoors and will do okay without a yard.

Exercise

These are active dogs with surprising stamina. When not hunting they need a daily pack walk or jog. In addition, they will enjoy a session of play in the park.

Life Expectancy

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Grooming

The smooth-haired coat would do well with a regular rubdown with a damp cloth. This breed is an average shedder.

Origin

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Group

Hound

Recognition
  • ACR = American Canine Registry
  • APRI = American Pet Registry, Inc.
  • CKC = Canadian Kennel Club
  • CKC = Continental Kennel Club
  • DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.
  • FCI = Fédération Cynologique Internationale
  • NKC = National Kennel Club