Styrian Coarse-haired Hound
Austria FCI 62 - Medium-sized Hounds.

Styrian Coarse-haired Hound

Insensitive to the weather and austere, which is especially useful in high mountains and forests.

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History

The race Styrian Coarse-haired Hound developed from the end of the 19th century. Already in 1870, an industrial of Styria, a state in southeastern Austria, obtained an interesting litter by crossing a “Hanoverian Scenthound” with a Styrian Coarse-haired Hound. The goal was to obtain a hunting dog that would combine the qualities of the two ancient breeds and inherit a coat that would allow it to withstand the elements..

The Styrian Coarse-haired Hound was created by a man named Carl Peitinger. The breed was officially recognized in its country of origin in 1889, and was finally recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) 65 years later, the 31 in August of 1954.

Photo: Styrian Wirehaired Hound, Half Year Old By See page for author, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Physical characteristics

Styrian Coarse-haired Hound
Styrian Coarse-haired Hound

The Styrian Coarse-haired Hound they are medium-sized dogs with solid bones; the expression is austere, but not mean. The skull is slightly domed, with a well developed occipital bone. The stop is marked. The eyes are brown. The ears, Not very large, worn flat against the cheeks and covered with fine hair. The tail is of medium length, strong at the base, with dense hair, never curly but carried upward in a sickle shape; the bottom is like a brush, but without lock.

Hair : Lasted, neither furry nor shiny, hard. In the head, the hair is shorter than in the body. Has mustaches.
Color: red and pale yellow. The white star on the chest is allowed.
Size: 47 - 53 cm for the male and 45 - 51 cm for female.
Weight: approx.. 18 kg.

Character and skills

The Styrian Coarse-haired Hound they have all the qualities of a hunting dog. These dogs show great enthusiasm, determination and stamina when it comes to forcing the game by giving the voice. At home, the Styrian Coarse-haired Hound he is very close to his master and is particularly wary of strangers. They get along quite well with their peers, if they are used to its presence from puppies. They can be more turbulent with other small animals; his hunting instinct is still very strong.

The education…

The Styrian Coarse-haired Hound have a strong character and must be trained early and firmly. It is also necessary that they socialize properly and receive training in recovery to avoid incidents of all kinds.

This Styrian Hound not only used to force the game of hunting by giving the voice, rather he is very often considered a specialist in tracking blood in difficult mountainous terrain. This makes it a highly sought after hunting companion..

Its exclusively hunter and predator temperament makes it inadvisable as a pet.

However they are very intelligent animals, cheerful and loving nature as well as an unusual sensitivity.

Care and maintenance …

It needs regular exercise and its coat requires constant maintenance.

Characteristics “Styrian Coarse-haired Hound”

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed “Styrian Coarse-haired Hound” you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

Adaptation ⓘ

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Affection Level ⓘ

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Need to exercise ⓘ

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Apartment ⓘ

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Grooming ⓘ

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Barking Tendencies ⓘ

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Health Issues ⓘ

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intelligence ⓘ

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versatility ⓘ

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Child Friendly ⓘ

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Watchdog Ability ⓘ

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Playfulness ⓘ

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Videos “Styrian Coarse-haired Hound”

Hunting dog – Styrian wire-haired bracke ( Peintinger Bracke ) – a fantastic hunting dog Trailer

Jagdhund – Steirische Rauhhaarbracke (Peintinger Bracke) – a fantastic hunting dog!

Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI: 62
  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds.
  • Section 1: Scent hounds – 1.2: Medium-sized Hounds. With working trial.

Federations:

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

FCI breed standard “Styrian Coarse-haired Hound”

“Styrian Coarse-haired Hound” FCI Styrian Wirehaired Hound FCI

Alternative names:

    1. Peintinger Bracke, Wirehair Styrian Mountain (English).
    2. Brachet de Styrie à poil dur (French).
    3. Peintinger-Bracke, Steirische Rauhhaarige (German).
    4. (em alemão: Steirische Rauhhaarbracke) (Portuguese).
    5. Sabueso estirio de pelo áspero (Spanish).
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