Serbian Hound Description
The head should be flat, and the muzzle will be sharp. The ears should hang from the sides of the head. These dogs should stand at a maximum height of 21 inches, and they should weigh no more than 44 pounds. Overall, the Serbian Hound has an appearance that is similar to other scent hounds. These dogs will normally be used to hunt in packs, and they are skilled hunters who are able to quickly move across a wide variety of terrain.
Like many hunting breeds, the Serbian Hound will display are a large amount of bravery and courage. They are independent and energetic and are quick to obey the commands of their masters. When these dogs are not in the field, they will display a calm disposition. Because Serbian Hounds frequently hunted in packs, they will behave well with other dogs and pets. The Serbian Hound is a sociable breed, and will need to be around their families. Owners will not want to leave them alone for long periods of time. This is a breed that makes an excellent family dog. They are highly alert and will warn owners of potential intruders.
There are no known health problems that are specific to this breed. Any health problems that are developed by the Serbian Hound may be common to other dogs or members of the Hound family. While their exact life expectancy is not known, the Serbian Hound may only live about 12 or 13 years.
This is a hunting breed that will need extensive amounts of exercise. The Serbian Hound is an outdoor dog. They have large amounts of strength and endurance, and owners will want to exercise them as much as possible. It is important for owners to make sure these dogs are not unleashed in public, as they can go running off in the direction of the first interesting scent they pick up. These dogs are not good for people who live in apartments. Owners will need to at least give them a moderate-sized yard.
Special Grooming Needs
The Serbian Hound has a short coat that does not need large amounts of grooming. Owners will simply want to use a strong brush on a regular basis. The Shedding patterns of these dogs are not known, but it may be similar to other dogs within the Hound family.