Weight: 35 - 45 lbs.
Height: 17" - 23"
Life Span: 12 years
Health Problems: Hip dysplasia; osteochondrodysplasias; cryptorchidism
Also Known As: Posavac Hound, Posavski Gonic
Category: Companion Dog
No special exercise requirements.
No special grooming requirements.
This is a lively alert breed with a gentle nature. Posavac Hounds are known to be good companions.
Compatibility with Kids
Good with children.
The origination of the Posavac Hound is unknown. However, it is believed that these dogs were introduced to the Balkan region by Egyptian traders. It has been used to hunt hares, other small game and deer.
Known for its sure-footing and keen sense of smell, the Posavac Hound is an excellent example of how animals adapt to their environment.