Weight: 44 lbs.
Height: 18" - 21"
Life Span: 12 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Origin: Serbia; former Yugoslavia
Also Known As: Balkanski Gonic, Serbian Hound
Category: Companion Dog, Hunting, Police Dog
The Balkan Hound needs plenty of space and exercise.
The Balkan Hound needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.
The Balkan Hound is intelligent, energetic, tenacious and good-natured.
Compatibility with Kids
Good with children.
Named after the region formerly known as Yugoslavia, popular legend has it that this breed was originally from Egypt and was later brought to Europe by the Phoenicians around 1000 B.C. This breed is still used by boar hunters and police today.