Bruno Jura Hound

Bruno del Jura

The Bruno Jura Hound It is very distant with strangers and needs firm handling if kept as pets.



In the year of 1882 set a standard for each of the five existing varieties of the Swiss Hound. In 1909 reviewed these standards confirming the total disappearance of the Thurgau Hound.
The 22 in January of 1933 established a uniform standard for the 4 varieties of the Swiss Hound. The original range of the Jura hound type St. Hubert has now disappeared.

The Bruno Jura Hound It is a domestic dog developed in the middle ages for hunting in the Jura mountains, on the border between Switzerland and France.

Already at the time of the Romans was known to these Hounds in Switzerland.

The Bruno Jura is known for his tracking skills and like other hounds has the ability to follow a scent to kilometres through the rocky terrain of the border mountains between France and Switzerland. It is mainly used for the hunting of the Hare.

It is one of the four varieties of the Swiss Hound: Bern Hound, Jura Hound, Hound of Lucerne and Schwyz hound or Swiss.

The majority of clubs and canine organizations treat these races as a single race with multiple varieties.

Physical characteristics

These dogs have a large skull, so their heads seem to be much larger than its small robust bodies. Their ears are flexible and hang down around their muzzle and eyes, giving it a warm and friendly appearance. Your body has some wrinkles around the chest and neck area. Their bodies are elongated and thin and long tail. They are usually a color dark bronze or a reddish Fawn.

Its size is similar to the Schweizer Laufhund, but it differs in the width of your head, being associated with the St. Hubert Hound.

Their life expectancy is of 12 a 13 years, and can weigh between 15 and 20 kg, with a height of 43 a 58 cm. up the cross.

Character and skills

These dogs can be known as little adventurers. They like to explore new and interesting terrain in which have never been before. Are, final ideal for anyone that loves to go on walks and exercise, Since in that environment be shown fully happy. As good Hound, anything, even if it is in its territory.

Used primarily for hunting wild boar and Hare.

They are very protectors and they lash out against anyone trying to do harm to their owners. They are very distant with strangers and need firm handling if kept as pets.

Well trained is a loving, friendly dog with children.

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Type and recognitions:

  • It is not recognized as a breed standard for any major breeding club.

Alternative names:

    1. Jura Laufhund (English).
    2. Bruno du Jura (French).
    3. Bruno du Jura (German).
    4. Sabujo Bruno de Jura (Portuguese).
    5. Fernando del Jura (Spanish).

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The FCI breeds of Sennenhund dogs classified into two distinct groups based on their appearance.
In Group I, Section 2, He placed Sennenhund dogs Lupoid appearance (similar to a Wolf) and in Group II, Section 3, to the trotting of mountain.

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