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Schiller Hound

Size: Medium

Weight: 40 - 53 lbs.

Height: 19" - 24"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Sweden

Also Known As: Schillerstovare

Group: Hound

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Schiller Hound needs space for lots of exercise.

Grooming Needs

The Schiller Hound has a short, dense coat that requires little grooming. This breed tends to be a very clean one.

Temperament

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.

History

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.

Pet Facts

Coat is tan with black "saddle" area. The breed can withstand extremely cold temperatures and is rare outside of Sweden."

Dog Food for Your Schiller Hound

Puppy select formula dog food

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Bag of Adult Select Formula

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior select formula food for older dogs

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Food for dogs with sensitive stomachs

Sensitive Solutions

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

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