4: Hounds - Sighthound
Function: sight/scent hunter
Intelligent, independent, but affectionate and alert
breed. Can be aloof with strangers.
Barkless but not mute, its own special noise of mixture of a
chortle and a yodel. Remarkable for its cleanliness in every way.
for: Dedicated handler who is willing to understand the
Good fences needed to keep them in. Love to climb.
generally accepted as 12-14 yrs although some live to
16 -17 yrs
Height: Dogs - 43 cms (17 ins)
Bitches 40 cm (16 ins) at withers
weight: Dogs 11 kg (24 lbs)
Bitches 9.5 kg ( 21 lbs)
Pure black & white, red & white, black tan & white
with tan melon pips & mask, black, tan & white. Brindle,
red background with black stripes, the more clearly defined the
stripes the better. The white should be on feet, chest & tail
tip. White legs, blaze & white collar optional.
Short, Sleek & Fine.
Appearance: Medium sized, lightly built, fine boned,
wrinkled forehead, erect ears & curly tail which sits on it's