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Tyrolean Hound Breed Information

This rare breed was original developed in Tyrol, and this breed is believed to have descended from Celtic hounds. This breed was basically used for hunting purpose, mainly for hunting in snow. This breed was recognized by official kennel clubs in the year 1908. This breed is medium in size, and is well built. They are powerful and also muscular in shape. This breed has a square shaped body. The head of this breed is broad and their muzzle is short and also wide. The ears of this breed are set high on the either sides of their head, and they are low hung, forming a shape V. They have a very powerful jaw, and their teeth are set in scissor bite. They have wide nostrils, which contributes to the tracking abilities of this breed. The coat covering the body of this breed double coated. The outer coat is short is short, thick and also smooth in appearance. They undercoat is rough and also thick, like the outer coat. The thick coat helps this breed to adjust in the cold climate. This breed is available in red colour, and also in the combination of black and tan. This powerful breed is very gentle and loving. They are caring and affectionate towards their master and also family. This breed loves the care and attention they receive from their master. They are very keen to please their master and hence are easy to handle. They are brave, smart and also intelligent. This breed is fast learner, and is easy to train. This breed does not respond well to harsh treatment, hence they should be trained by strong as well as calm learner. They are perfect companion for children, but they should never be left alone as both of them may accidently hurt each other. They are slightly aggressive towards strangers and can also be over protective some times. This should be avoided with proper socialization. The average height of a healthy Tyrolean hound is 31 cm to 5 cm, and the average weight of this breed is 32 kg to 43 kg. This breed is not suitable for apartment. They are basically working dogs, and hence they are very energetic. They should have a lot of open space, or else they can get violent at times. They are also not suitable to live in extreme hot climates. The average life span of this breed is 15 years.



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