Weight: 75 lbs.
Life Span: 14 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: Short Hungarian Hound, Erdelyi Kopo
Category: Companion Dog, Hunting
Exercise NeedsThe Transylvanian Hound needs lots of exercise and plenty of room to roam. This dos is not recommended for city environments.
Grooming NeedsThe Transylvanian Hound has a short coarse coat that needs little grooming.
TemperamentEnergetic and loyal, the Transylvanian Hound is a one-person dog. This breed tends to be obedient, responsive and docile. The Transylvanian Hound has acute sense of direction. Because it is bold and determined, this breed needs firm training.
Compatibility with KidsGood with children.
HistoryThis breed dates back to the 1500s when it was used to hunt large and small game. These dogs are most likely descendants of domestic dogs, Polish Hounds and a Magyar dog. There are two varieties: short- legged and long -legged. The short- legged variety is extinct.
Pet FactsThis rare breed is agile, muscular and strong. The breed is not recognized by many breed clubs.
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