Level: low - Moderate
Function: scenthound, tracking
Affectionate, neither quarrelsome with companions nor with other
dogs. Somewhat reserved and sensitive.
Very powerful, standing over more ground than is usual with
hounds of other breeds. Skin thin and loose, especially noticeable
about head and neck and where it hangs in deep folds.
for: most people/families
8 - 10 yrs
Dogs usually vary from 63-69 cms (25-27 ins)
Bitches usually vary from 58-63 cms (23-25 ins)
Black and tan, liver and tan (red and tan) and red. Darker colours
sometimes interspersed with lighter or badger coloured hair and
sometimes flecked with white. Small amount of white permissible
on chest, feet and tip of tail.
Short, Smooth & Weatherproof.
Appearance: Large sized, strong body with deep chest.
Head is covered with wrinkles with medium sized dark eyes. Ears
are big & long that hang down. Tail long & can be carried
in upright position.