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Austrian Hound

Size: Medium

Weight: 44 lbs.

Height: 19" - 22"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Austria

Also Known As: Austrian Black and Tan Hound

Group: Scenthound

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Austrian Hound will need daily brisk exercise. This dog is not recommended for city or apartment living.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.


The Austrian Hound is a good-natured game hunter.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


Similar to Swiss Hounds, this breed is of Celtic origin and is a Hound known for hunting in the mountains.