At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 35 - 45 lbs.

Height: 17" - 23"

Life Span: 12 years

Posavatz Hound

Also know as: Posavac Hound, Posavski Gonic

Group: Hound

Origin: Croatia

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: The origination of the Posavac Hound is unknown. However, it is believed that these dogs were introduced to the Balkan region by Egyptian traders. It has been used to hunt hares, other small game and deer.

Temperament / Behavior
This is a lively alert breed with a gentle nature. Posavatz Hounds are known to be good companions.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Hip dysplasia; osteochondrodysplasias; cryptorchidism

Special Needs
Exercise: No special exercise requirements.

Grooming: No special grooming requirements.


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