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Finnish Hounds Breed Information

Finnish Hound was originally developed in the year 1800, n Finland. This breed was bred from German, Swedish and also French hounds, during a breeding program. They are rarely found outside Finland and also Sweden. They were used as hunting dogs, in the earlier days. The coat covering the skin of this breed is short and also coarse in texture. They are available in tan and also black colour, with white markings on its ear and also chest. This reed is usually calm and also very gentle in nature. They are rarely aggressive and are friendly. They are very energetic and also active at all the times. They were used as hunting dogs, and were good trackers as they had great sense of smell. They were used to hunt foxes and also hares. They are comfortable to hunt both in dry as well as wet terrines. They are very loud barkers and also have an independent mind. They should be trained by a calm, firm and also confident trainer. The average height of a healthy Finnish hound is 52 cm to 62 cm. The average weight of a Finnish hound is 22 kg to 26 kg. They are not suitable to lea an apartment life. They are loud as well as frequent barkers, which is also not suitable in urban areas. They will do best in country sides, where they have large yards to run and play along. They require only minimum grooming. They should be brushed or combed daily in order to avoid skin infections and also to remove dirt from their coat. Their ears and eyes should be regularly checked to find infections. Their hair should be regularly trimmed and nails should also be clipped. They should be bathed once in every month. They should be taken out for daily walks and also jogs. This will keep them both busy and also energetic. This breed can easily get bored and when they are bored they might get destructive, they should not be left off leash as they tend to chase smaller animals like squirrels and also rats. The average life expectancy of this breed is about 12 years.

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