This breed was bred and developed by the Bey of Bosnia that, at the time was a famous and renowned writer for his contributions on European Cynological literature before the end of the 19th century.
The word 'Bey' or 'Beg' refers to a title of Turkish origin that was adopted by different types of rulers within the territory of the former Ottoman Empire. It was also the title of the Kings of Tunisia. To the same other titles of Turkish origin, postponed to the name.
The title of Bey also is Honorary in nature. In Ottoman era was sometimes used as a treatment similar to the English 'Sir'. After the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey, democratizes the use and passes to mean “Mr”, being susceptible to any person in a formal context.
The famous ancestor of the Bosnian Hound is the St. Hubert Hound (or Bloodhound), It was par excellence the hunting dog in the 7th century.
The dignity of Bey or territory subject to its authority is called Beylicato.
It is believed that the name Barak comes from the Turkish word 'Barak', the nominaban dogs of hard hair or thick hair.
Bosnian Hound is a breed of hound used for hunting and its original name, Bosanski Oštrodlaki Gonič's, It translates as rough or coarse hair, in reference to his mantle of wire-haired.
The most striking is his mantle of wire-haired, curly and messed up, yellowish, wheat, reddish or greyish, usually with a white patch on the head among other white markings.
The standard sets a body length a 10% greater than the height, being these proportions that will differ from other hunting dogs in the region of the former Yugoslavia, also a little “long legs”. Its height is of 46 a 55 cm and his weight between 16 and 24 kg. It normally has a tail curved upwards and populated a beard and a moustache you can see on her face.[stextbox id=”info” float=”true” width =”340″]Bosnian hound was recognized by the Federation Cynologique Internationale in 1965 under the name of “Illyrian Hound“. The name was changed to more accurately describe their area of origin, Bosnia and features as the ' hard hair’ This is, Wire-haired Bosnian Hound.
The race is in the Group 6, hounds, Section 1.1 Hound type in large size dogs, and the number of races 155. Is also recognized by the United Kennel Club ((UNITED STATES)UU.) as “Barak“, in the hound group.
Race is not recognized by any major Kennel Club in the English-speaking world, Although many Canine Clubs of minor, internet sites, dog registration offices, They point as a rare and unique breed.
Character and skills
Bosnian Hound is a brave dog, energetic and persistent. It has typical features of Hound, as his deep bark and, also, is an excellent guard dog.
One of his passions is to sleep in the open air.
Gets along well with children and other dogs.
Is very active and lively temperament, but in the home is a very affectionate dog, quiet and close to yours.
It is virtually unknown outside the territory of the former Yugoslavia.
- Alternative names: Bosnian Broken-haired Hound / Bosnian Rough-haired Hound / Bosnian Hound / Illyrian Hound / Barak / Sabueso de Bosnia de pelo duro / Bosanski Oštrodlaki Gonič / Chien courant de Bornie à poil dur / Bosnischer rauthaariger laufhund / Bosnian coarse-haired hound / Bosnian Hunter / Bosnian hound's hair bristle-tyrant.
- Group 6 / Section 1.2 – Medium-sized hounds
Dogs breeds: Bosnian Hound