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The Istrian Coarse-Haired Hound is a medium sized purebred scenthound from Croatia and Slovenia that was bred in the 19th century to hunt various forms of animal including wild boar, fox, rabbit and hare.
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Styrian Coarse Haired Hound Common Health Conditions Styrian Hounds are generally extremely healthy dogs that can live as long as 12 years or more. However, there are a few health issues they may be prone to developing such as hip dysplasia, various forms of cancer, anesthesia sensitivity, bloat, ear infections, progressive retinal atrophy and obesity.
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The Istrian Coarse-Haired Hound is a medium sized dog weighing 25 to 56 pounds and standing 17 to 23 inches tall. It can vary quite a bit in size as less emphasis is on looks and more is placed on hunting ability. It has a solidly built body and a broad and level back.
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The Istrian Coarse-haired Hound debuted at a breed show in Vienna in 1866. Istrian Hounds consist of two dog breeds developed in Croatia for hunting rabbits and foxes. The dogs are named after Istria: a peninsula in the Adriatic Sea that Croatia shares with two other Eastern European nations, and which is cited as their exact point of origin.
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Istrian Coarse-Haired Hound is a hunting dog originating from Croatia. These dogs were bred from the beginning for hunting small games such as foxes and hares...
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The Styrian Coarse Haired Hound is a German hound, a medium sized breed that was found to originate in Styria in Austria. It was bred to be a boar hunting scent hound in the mountains. The breed is an Austrian Bracke and one of the largest. In the 1870s the breed was developed by Karl Peintinger to get a hardy, rough coated hunting dog.
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The Istrian Coarse-Haired Hound is a medium-sized dog, standing 17 to 23 inches tall and weighing anywhere from 25 to 56 pounds at maturity. Temperament/Behavior. The Istrian Coarse-Haired Hound was developed as a hunting breed and it is still kept primarily for hunting today.
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Istria is a Croatian peninsula in the Adriatic Sea and is the place of origin of both the Istrian Coarse-Haired Hound and its predecessor, the Istrian Shorthaired Hound.These dogs have been bred for purpose and have traditionally been used to hunt game, such as hare and rabbits, on a variety of terrains in a mix of weather conditions.
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The Istrian Coarse-haired Hound has excellent qualities, a good temperament and a pleasant character. Although less popular than the Istrian Short-haired Hound, he is still excellent an companion dog. Height 45 to 58 cm. Weight 16 to 24 kg. Life expectancy 12 to 13 years. Home country Croatia.
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Originally from Austria, the Styrian Coarse-haired Hound is thought to be a cross between "Hela 1", a female Hanover hound and a male Istrian Coarse-haired Hound. The male used for the cross had a perfect profile and excellent hunting skills. The litter was then sorted and the best specimens were reserved for breeding the breed.


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