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Slovakian Hound

The unswerving Slovakian

Breed
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Original Name : Slovenský Kopov

Type : Braccoid

Male size : 17¾-19¾ inches

Male weight : 33-44 lbs

Female size : 15¾-17¾ inches

Female weight : 33-44 lbs

Degree of grooming :

Countries of origin : Slovakia

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Courage and coolness are among the highly prized traits of the Slovakian Hound, which is used in its native country to follow the trail of wild boars and carnivores, while giving tongue.

Head+

Slightly domed at the top, forming a longish rectangle.

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Body+

Straight, medium-length back, fairly broad, solid, muscular loins, not too long, croup not too long, broad, well developed chest.

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Coat+

Black with tan (brown to mahogany) markings on the legs.

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Ears+

Medium length, rounded at the tip, falling flat against the head.

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Tail+

Set below the topline, relatively strong, ending in a point, reaching to the hock.

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Hair+

Approximately 1-2 inches long, medium coarse, close, dense.

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Always solid black with tan markings, despite their rather lightweight stature Slovakian Hounds have solid bones, forming a body in the shape of a longish rectangular. These are lively hounds with an extraordinary sense of direction.

Did you know ?

This black and tan is well known for its bravery and tenacity, happily following a trail for hours until it finds the game.

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