At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 35 - 45 lbs.

Height: 18" - 21"

Life Span: -

Estonian Hound

Also know as: Gontchaja Estonskaja

Group: Hound

Origin: Russia

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: This breed was developed in Russian in 1947 when the government decided each republic needed its own breed.

Temperament / Behavior
The Estonian Hound can be aggressive toward people. Most tend to be balm, intelligent, balanced and affectionate.

Breed-Related Health Concerns

Special Needs
Exercise: The Estonian Hound needs daily brisk exercise and plenty of room to roam.

Grooming: The Estonian Hound needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


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