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St. Hubert Jura Hound

Size: Medium

Weight: 34 - 44 lbs.

Height: 18" - 23"

Life Span: 12 - 13 years

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

Origin: Switzerland (Middle Ages)

Also Known As: Jura Laufhund St. Hubert

Group: Scenthound

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

No special exercise requirements.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.

Temperament

This breed is calm, even-tempered and dependable. The St. Hubert Jura Hound is excellent with children and other pets. It will make an outstanding addition to the family -- as long as it is well trained.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.

History

This breed is a descendant of many breeds native to the Swiss-French border, including the St. Hubert Hound, Swiss Laufhund and other local hounds. It is considered a larger brother to the Bruno Jura Hound, and has a slightly different, more pendulous silhouette around the upper lip and throat.