Austrian Black and Tan Hound
Austria FCI 63 - Medium-sized Hounds.

Sabueso austriaco negro y fuego

The Austrian Black and Tan Hound is very emotional. Perceived mood of its owner.



The Austrian Black and Tan Hound 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.

The Austrian Black and Tan Hound, from its origins, It was used for monitoring or tracking of injured animals, commonly, in places of significant altitude.

Physical characteristics

The 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 coat of the Austrian Black and Tan Hound It 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 at the withers of Austrian Black and Tan Hound 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, the Austrian Black and Tan Hound is highly prized as a bloodhound and blood trail dog. Their fine sense of smell allows you to search safely (especially of hares).

Character and skills

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 make the commitment to have a 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.

It is a very emotional dog that perceived especially mood of its owner.

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Type and recognitions:

  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds.
  • Section 1: Scent hounds – 1.2: Medium-sized Hounds. With working trial.


  • FCI – Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds. – Section 1.2: Medium-sized Hounds.
  • UKCScenthounds

FCI breed standard “Austrian Black and Tan Hound”

“Austrian Black and Tan Hound” FCI Austrian black and tan hound FCI

Alternative names:

    1. Bracke, Vieräugl (English).
    2. Brachet autrichien noir et feu (French).
    3. Kärntner Bracke, Österreichische Glatthaarige Bracke (German).
    4. (em alemão: brandlbracke) (Portuguese).
    5. Austriaco negro y fuego (Spanish).
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