The group 6 of the FCI is reserved for hound-type dogs, and related breeds. When live prey were hunted, other dogs with different specialties were used, depending on the type of hunting.
Hounds were trained and bred to persistently track and hunt big game., while trail dogs were supposed to track and locate injured prey. Today, However, most of the dogs of these breeds are “In use” like family dogs.
The FCI ⓘ (Federation Cynologique Internationale) recognize 337 races and each is ‘property’ from a specific country, where it had its origin. All of them are included in 10 Groups under a registration number, a section number and a group number.
Standard – classification FCI
- Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds
- Section 1.2: Medium-sized Hounds.
In this section you will find medium-sized hounds from Norway, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Poland, Serbia, Croatia and USA.
The Ariégeois He is a smart dog that accepts well orders
The Ariégeois is a dog of French origin, native
The Artois Hound It is a good company but with independent dog.
The Artois Hound is a smaller version of the “Great Hound
The Austrian Black and Tan Hound is very emotional. Perceived mood of its owner.
The Austrian Black and Tan Hound It
The Beagle-Harrier is vigorous, brave, energetic and intelligent.
The Beagle-Harrier It is a relatively new breed that comes from the crossing (towards the end of the
The Bernese Hound is mainly used for hunting hare.
The Swiss Hound has a very ancient origin. Its existence in
Originally bred for their tracking qualities, the Blue Gascony Griffon They are also affectionate companion dogs
As its name implies, the
The Bosnian Hound, nicknamed Barak, It is a dog developed in Bosnia.
This medium-sized breed of hound has been bred in
Long lasting, fast and robust, the Briquet Griffon Vendéen he is a passionate hunter with extraordinary instincts.
The selection of Briquet Griffon Vendéen It dates back to
The Estonian Hound they are extremely hardy hunting dogs used to long days in the woods
The history of Estonian Hound (or
Its sociable, loving, balanced and very kind to people, what makes them good companions.
The Fawn Brittany Griffon is one of
The Finnish Hound he is friendly, calm and never aggressive. He is energetic in hunting and is a versatile tracker.
As its name implies,
Brave and vivacious, the “Griffon Nivernais” he is an obedient and loving dog. Never shy, it is not aggressive either.
These dogs were crossed with
13 Halden Hound
Its diffusion is limited to its country of origin, where it is also little known.
Originally from Norway, the Halden Hound takes its name from
The Hamitton Hound he is an excellent hunting dog, is valued for his great intelligence and agility.
The Hamilton Hound (in Swedish: Hamiltonstövare),
It is an excellent dog for hunting, specialized in foxes and hares.
The Harrier (dog) comes from Great Britain and was mentioned by
It stands out for its particularly harmonious voice.
The Hellenic Hound has ancient origins, since their ancestors were already present ago 3.000 years in the
It is used in hunting fox and hare; the larger variety is used in hunting wild boar,
18 Hygen Hound
Its diffusion is very limited even in Norway; outside the country is practically unknown.
The Hygen Hound originated in Norway in the
The Istrian Coarse-haired Hound it is an excellent hound for hunting hare and fox.
His story matches
There is also a “Istrian Coarse-haired Hound” and slightly larger.
The Istrian Shorthaired Hound it's an old
The Italian Rough-Haired Hound is reserved, wise, calm and thoughtful in his work.
The Italian hound It, according to the vast majority of
The Italian short-haired Segugio it is a dog with a stable temperament, of a soft but not very outgoing expression.
The Italian hound It,
The Jura Hound It is very distant with strangers and needs firm handling if kept as pets.
In the year
The Lucerne Hound is a lively dog, but gentle and docile. Very attached to his master.
The breed was originally bred in the
The Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound it is not a dog that adapts to life in an apartment if the environment does not exist
Even in its country of origin it is little spread, in other countries it is practically unknown.
Although its origins are surely much older, the
It is found only in its country of origin and is practically unknown outside its borders.
The Norwegian Hound was originally called Dunker, in
The Petit Gascon Saintongeois was destined, in its origins, mainly hunting the hare.
Of French origin, named after the provinces
29 Polish Hound
It is quite widespread in Poland, while outside of this country it is considered a rare breed.
Originally from Poland, country to which you owe
The Porcelaine It is a dog living in the family, is extremely friendly and affectionate.
The origin of the breed is unknown Porcelaine,
The breed was registered in 1955 with the name of “Kras Posavac Basin Hound”
It is an ancient breed of running dog, original
Its diffusion is regular in its country of origin, but very small abroad.
The Schiller Hound it's a working breed
33 Schwyz Hound
The Schwyz Hound is a very lively and energetic breed that requires a significant amount of daily exercise.
The Schwyz Hound has
Also known as “Balkan scent hound”, is diffused only in your country.
This breed belongs to the group of hounds that spread through
The Serbian tricolour hound It is rare even in their country of origin and it is almost impossible to see outside.
The Serbian tricolour hound (Srpski Trobojni
The Slovakian Hound stands out for its extraordinary sense of direction, which is considered the best among the canine breeds.
Has remote origins
The Smaland Hound It is used for hunting hare and fox; it is not a pack dog and no
The Small Blue Gascony, in general, they are considered docile and very attached to their master, very kind to children and
The Spanish Hound is described in the “Book of the Montería” of King Alfonso XI (1312-1350).
Already in the fourteenth century, a
Insensitive to the weather and austere, which is especially useful in high mountains and forests.
The race Styrian Coarse-haired Hound
41 Swiss Hound
In the breed standard, the temperament of the Swiss Hound is described as “Vivacious and passionate about hunting,
The Tyrolean Hound it un perro con un carácter muy equilibrado, ideal for hunting in the forest.
The Tyrolean hound or Hound of the