The Austrian Black and Tan Hound (Österreichische Glatthaarige Bracke o Sabueso Austríaco Negro y Fuego) It is a breed of dog originating in Austria. It is believed that he is the true descendant of the original Celtic Hound, Although there is no known history of the Austrian Black and Tan Hound until after mid-19th century. This historic slump is due once the breeding was not regulated.
Austrian Black and Tan Hound, from its origins, It was used for monitoring or tracking of injured animals, commonly, in places of significant altitude.
Austrian Black and Tan Hound is a dog medium-sized and well solid structure. His head shows a wide skull and little pronounced occipital region with well marked stop.
It has glossy dark brown eyes that convey a lively look and alert. The ears are of high insertion and medium-sized, rounded, not very broad and hang onto the cheek. The tail is long and will fine tuning towards the tip, takes her fall but slightly curved.
The fur of the Austrian Black and Tan Hound is smooth, soft to the touch, dense, short (a few 2 26cm in length) and very bright.
The coloration of this breed It is very important since that is its touch of distinction, they should be black as a basis, with small and clearly defined, fire to light brands range from pale tawny to dark. Two tawny markings above the eyes must be present.
This breed has a hypersensitive smell.
The height to the Austrian Black and Tan Hound cross will of 48 56 cm. And his weight is around between the 19 and 20 Kg.
Thanks to its excellent ability to work, both high mountains and Plains land, Austrian Black and Tan Hound is prized as hound and a blood trail dog. Their fine sense of smell allows you to search safely (especially of hares).
Is alive, attentive, reserved with strangers but friendly and does not present any trait of shyness.
While it is used for hunting Hound (for tracking), It is an animal that adapts well to family life, But if we are committed to having an Austrian Black and Tan Hound, We must be able to give the animal enough to make you happy.
A few good walks in the field kept it happy, In addition to (as with all dogs) a good daily walk.
Otros nombres: Österreichische Glatthaarige / Bracke / Brandlbracke / Sabueso austríaco Negro y Fuego / Austrian Black and Tan Hound / Vieräugl / Brachet autrichien noir et feu.
Group 6 / Section 1.2 – Medium-sized hounds.