Austrian Hound black and tan
cut 46 - 58 cm, medium
weight 18 - 24kg
behaviour lively, reliable, confident
federation FCI Nomenclature Group 6 Section 1 No. 63
Care: easy to care for, brush daily Utility: good hunting and companion dog Life expectancy: 12 - 14 years
This remarkable hound is another descendant of the Celtic pointer. It is just as related to the hound of Saint Hubert and the hound of the Swiss Jura. The striking resemblance also with the Schiller Stövare from Sweden demonstrates the great homogeneity of the old German shorthaired pointers.