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Styrian Coarse-haired Hound

King of the mountains

Breed
FCI-6
Scenthounds and Related Breeds
FCI
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Original Name : Steirische Rauhhaarbracke

Type : Braccoid

Male size : 18½-20¾ inches

Female size : 17¾-20 inches

Degree of grooming :

Countries of origin : Austria

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Styrian Coarse-haired Hounds are medium-sized, solidly built dogs with a serious but not vicious expression. Above all, they are enthusiastic hunters that constantly give tongue as firm and determined trackers.

Head+

Slightly rounded, well developed occiput, well defined stop.

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Body+

Straight, broad back, moderately tucked up loins, sloping croup, deep, broad chest.

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Coat+

Red and fawn, white marking on the chest is permitted.

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Ears+

Not too large, flat against the cheeks, covered in fine hair.

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Tail+

Medium-sized, strong at the base, well furnished, never curled, carried upwards in a slight sickle shape.

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Hair+

Coarse, not shaggy or glossy, harsh and coarse. Shorter on the head, forming a moustache.

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In 1871, Austrian industrialist Carl Peitinger from the state of Styria crossed a red Hanoverian Hound (Hela I) with a coarse-haired Istrian Hound of outstanding appearance and excellent hunting skills. The breed’s coarse hair ensures that Styrians are able to work in all weathers.

Did you know ?

Styrian Coarse-haired Hounds are not only used to run down game by giving tongue. Often, they are also used to track wounded game on mountainous terrain.

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