Hound Hamilton
Suecia FCI 132 - Medium-sized Hounds

Hamilton the Hound he is an excellent hunting dog, is valued for his great intelligence and agility.

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Characteristics “Hound Hamilton”

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

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Need for exercise ⓘ

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Intelligence ⓘ

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Versatility ⓘ

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Child friendly ⓘ

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Surveillance ⓘ

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History

The Hound Hamilton (in Swedish: Hamiltonstövare), It is a breed of dog developed in Sweden by the founder of the Swedish Kennel Club, Count Adolf Hamilton (hence its name). It is a hound that from its origins was used to hunt hares and foxes. Among his ancestors are hounds Germans, Swiss, the race English Foxhound and race Harrier (dog).

These hounds have long years of history, according to existing documentation, they are present in Sweden since 1500.
A canine exhibition held in Stockholm in the year 1886, marked the history of these dogs, There were two hounds copies (Pang and Stella), owned by count Adolf Hamilton.

Those two dogs are considered the origin of the Hound Hamilton current. At the time, was called, simply, "Swedish Dog". Only in the year 1921 it was given the name of Hound Hamilton, in honor of the first President of the Swedish Club Kennel (Count Adolf Hamilton) and their involvement in the creation and development of the breed.

It's been a long time and today the Hound Hamilton It is the breed of dog with the largest number of copies in Sweden. This year the Svenska Stövarklubb (Swedish Club of Hamilton Stövare)” It has held its 100 years.

Physical characteristics

The Hound Hamilton it is known for its characteristic white spot on its head that runs down its neck, the four white legs, and the white tail. Most marked difference with the English Foxhound It is that your body is lighter.

It's a healthy and strong breed, both physically and mentally. As we said, he is a strong dog, well built, muscular, but light.

His hair coat is tricolour (white, black and Brown) very brightly colored. The hair should be thick and glued to the body. The layer requires normal maintenance and should only be bathed when necessary.

The colors in the Hound Hamilton are distributed as follows:

Upper part of the neck, the back, on the sides of the trunk and in the upper part of the tail is black. Head and legs, as well as a neck part, the trunk and tail must be Brown. And white marks appear at the top of the snout, in the lower part of the neck, the chest, the legs and feet (as if they were socks) and the tip of the tail. Una mezcla de negro y marrón únicamente, is undesirable, as well as, a preponderance of any of the three supported colors.

Their eyes of dark honey, they convey an expression of tranquility, but it will also give an impression of strength and marked resistance.

The height at the cross in the males is of 53 a 61 cm and the females of 49 a 57 cm..

Character and skills

The Hound Hamilton he is an excellent hunting dog, is valued for his great intelligence and agility. Why which is very popular among hunters, his intelligence allows him to develop hunting strategies, as for example, camouflage themselves in the bushes and wait there for the right moment to jump and scare their prey. The Hound Hamilton he is very good at hunting individually, not so much in pack.

Health “Hound Hamilton”

It is a very healthy breed with a good mentality. Hip Dysplasia is usually present. Their life expectancy is around the 13 years.

Education “Hound Hamilton”

The Hound Hamilton he is a friendly dog ​​with a calm temperament. It is flexible, easy to train and have very strong hunting instinct, is necessary to socialize them small.

Videos “Hound Hamilton”

World record dog Hamiltonstövare
Kilcavan Hamiltonstova re having fun inthe snow!

Type and recognitions:

  • FCI CLASSIFICATION: 132
  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds.
  • Section 1.2: Medium-sized hound-type dogs.. With proof of work..

Federations:

  • FCI – Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds. – Section 1.2: Medium-sized Hounds.
  • AKC – The AKC does not have its own standard and, on the other hand, is linked to the FCI Hound


FCI breed standard "Hound Hamilton"

FCIFCI - Hound Hamilton
Hound

Alternative names:

    1. Swedish Foxhound, Hamilton (English).
    2. Anciennement: Chien courant suédois (French).
    3. Hamilton-Bracke (German).
    4. (em sueco: hamiltonstövare) (Portuguese).
    5. (En sueco: Hamiltonstövare) (español).
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