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Bavarian Mountain Hound

Bavarian Mountain Hound Facts

NameBavarian Mountain Hound
OriginGermany
Average Size50cm (20in)
Average Weight34kg (75lbs)
Average Life Span14 years
GroupHound
ColourTan, Brown, Black
Average Litter Size8
TemperamentCourageous, intelligent and poised
TrainingShould be trained from an early age as it is a long and slow process

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Bavarian Mountain Hound

Bavarian Mountain Hounds are calm, quiet, poised and very attached to their masters and family. When hunting, they are hard, single-minded and persistent. Courageous, spirited, fast and agile, they are at ease on a rugged terrain, with a superb nose and powerful hunting instinct. They need a patient, experienced trainer.

The coat if the Bavarian Mountain Hound is short, thick and shiny, lying very flat against the body and moderately harsh. It is finer on the head and ears, harsher and longer on the abdomen, legs and tail.

The Bavarian Mountain Hound The Bavarian Mountain is not suited for city life. It is in regular need of space and exercise and also requires regular brushing. They are not dogs for the casual hunter. Most are owned and used by foresters and game wardens.