Tyrolean Hound

region Austria
silhouette A little longer than high. Dry neck, without dewlap. Withers well out. Well rounded chest. Chest very well let down, moderately wide. Belly a little raised.
cut Male from 44 to 50 cm. Female from 42 to 48 cm
weight About 20kg
hair  Rather coarse than fine, short. Good panties on the thighs. Undercoat.
dress Fawn or black and tan, tricolor. Tawny varieties (red to red-yellow); black and tan (black coat) with delineated tan markings on limbs, chest, belly and head. Possible white markings for both varieties (collar, chest
head Wide. Broad, slightly domed skull. Stop marked. Straight muzzle. Short lips.
eyes Round, dark brown in color.
ear Set high, wide, rounded towards their ends.
tail Tied high, long. When the dog is excited, it is carried high. The brush tail with close hair is sought after.
behaviour balanced, affectionate
federation FCI nomenclature group 6 section 1.2
The Tyrolean Hound also called Austrian Hound and Tyrolean Hound is a breed of dog of Austrian origin. He is a hound and a blood search dog. It is a versatile hound for hare, fox and used as a blood search dog. It is ideal for hunting in the forest and in the mountains. Its sense of smell is very fine, it is full, and its character is balanced. He is an affectionate companion but he needs space and exercise. Regular brushing.
It is a descendant of the Celtic hound. Emperor Maximilian I was already using these brachets in the Tyrol around 1500. The first standard was written in 1896 and the breed was officially recognized in 1908.