Hamilton Hound
Suecia FCI 132 - Medium-sized Hounds

Sabueso Hamitton

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

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History

The Hamilton Hound (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). This is a sniffer which from its origins was used for hunting 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 the 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 Hamilton Hound current. At that time, was called, simply, "Swedish dog". Only in the year 1921 it was given the name of Hamilton Hound, 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 has been a long time and today the Hamilton Hound It is the breed of dog with the largest number of copies in Sweden. This year the “Svenska Stövarklubb (Hamiltonstövare Swedish Club)” It has held its 100 years.

Physical characteristics

The Hamilton Hound It is known for its characteristic white spot on the head that runs down the 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 mentioned it 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 Hamilton Hound 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 part of neck, 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. A mixture of black and Brown only, 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 - 61 cm and the females of 49 - 57 cm..

Character and skills

The Hamilton Hound he is an excellent hunting dog, is valued for his great intelligence and agility. Why which is very popular among hunters, his intelligence allows you to develop strategies for hunting, as for example, camouflage among the bushes and there wait the right time to jump and scare their prey. The Hamilton Hound he is very good at hunting individually, no longer both Pack.

Health “Hamilton Hound”

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

Education “Hamilton Hound”

The Hamilton Hound 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.

Characteristics “Hamilton Hound”

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Hamilton 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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Stranger Friendly ⓘ

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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 “Hamilton Hound”

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

Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI: 132
  • 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.
  • AKC – The AKC does not have its own standard and, on the other hand, is linked to the FCI Hound

FCI breed standard “Hamilton Hound”

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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) (Spanish).
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