Weight: 35 - 49 lbs.
Height: 18.5" - 22.5"
Life Span: 12 years
Health Problems: Hip dysplasia
Also Known As: Norwegian Hound
Category: Companion Dog
The Dunker requires moderate exercise.
The Dunker needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing. Check ears regularly.
The Dunker tends to be a mellow, mild-mannered breed with exceptional stamina that makes a loving companion.
Compatibility with Kids
Good with children.
The Dunker was developed to hunt hares by scent, rather than sight. It originated when Wilhelm Dunker bred a Russian Harlequin Hound with other scent hounds in the 1850s.
This breed hunts well over all types of terrain.