Dog breeds Group 6 - Section 2 of the FCI – Leash (scent) Hounds

Dog breeds Group 6

Section 1: Scent hounds

The Scent hound It is a type of hunting dog designed to follow and track the game by smell and not by sight, unlike other types of hunting dogs.

They are considered to have a particularly developed sense of smell and are also characterized by their endurance and ability to follow game over long distances over difficult and sometimes steep terrain.; can also be used to recover game.

The hounds of the Group 6 - Section 2 they are breeds that were originally intended exclusively for hunting wounded big game.

The FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale) recognize 337 races and each one is ‘property’ from a specific country, where it had its origin. All of them are included in 10 Groups under one registration number, a section number and a group number.

Standard – classification FCI

  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds
  • Section 2: Leash (scent) Hounds.

In this box we will focus on all breeds of Leash (scent) Hounds.

1 Alpine Dachsbracke

Alpine Dachsbracke

The Alpine Dachsbracke has a courageous personality, friendly and intelligent

The appearance of this short-legged dog suggests a very ancient breed.

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2 Bavarian Mountain Hound

Bavarian Mountain Hound

The Bavarian Mountain Hound is very suspicious of strangers, I am calm and balanced with its owner.

The Bavarian Mountain Hound

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3 Hanoverian Scenthound

Hanoverian Scenthound

The Hanoverian Scenthound He is a dog with a very good sense of smell, specialized in locating injured prey.

The Hanoverian Scenthound

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