Black Forest Hound
Weight: 44 - 49 lbs.
Height: 18" - 20"
Life Span: 10 - 12 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: Slovakian Hound, Slovensky Kopov
Category: Hunting, Watchdog
The Black Forest Hound requires regular vigorous exercise. This dog is not suited for apartments, city life or kennels.
The Black Forest Hound needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing. Must check ears regularly.
The Black Forest Hound is quiet, genial and protective.
Compatibility with Kids
Good with children.
Used for centuries, this hunting dog is descended from dogs from the Balkans and Hungary. Recognized as a breed after WWII.