Weight: 40 - 53 lbs.
Height: 19" - 24"
Life Span: 10 - 12 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: Schillerstovare
Category: Companion Dog, Hunting
The Schiller Hound needs space for lots of exercise.
The Schiller Hound has a short, dense coat that requires little grooming. This breed tends to be a very clean one.
The Schiller Hound is lively and affectionate. This is a robust, fast dog that needs firm training and loves snow.
Compatibility with Kids
Excellent family dog. Good with other pets if socialized at an early age.
This rugged dog was originally bred for hunting and tracking. The breed dates back to the Middle Ages. It was named after P. Schiller, who in the 1952, crossed Swedish scent hounds with Swiss, German and Austria bloodhounds.
Coat is tan with black "saddle" area. The breed can withstand extremely cold temperatures and is rare outside of Sweden."