Bavarian Mountain Hound Puppies, Bavarian Mountain Hound Breeders, Bavarian Mountain Hounds For Sale, Bavarian Mountain Hounds

Learn about your this breed of dog with our extensive breed profile. Read about height, weight, temperament, good with children, activity level, grooming tips and training requirements. View photos of the breed to see what your puppy may look like. When you decide this is the right breed for you, then visit our Puppies For Sale listings from private dog breeders in your area.

Bavarian Mountain Hound Bavarian Mountain Hound

Learn About:
Bavarian Mountain Hound Puppies

More Breed Profiles
Dog Breeders
Puppies For Sale
Link to Your Favorite Breed

330 Breeds

Bavarian Mountain Hound Breeders | Bavarian Mountain Hound Puppies | Bavarian Mountain Hound Photos | Puppy Names

Description: The Bavarian Mountain Hound is the least common in hounds. Originating from Germany in the nineteenth century, is primarily used as a hunting dog and is rarely seen in any numbers at all-breed dog shows. With its rectangular muscular body the Bavarian Mountain Hound will never give the impression of being leggy. The skull and muzzle are broad, there is a black or dark red nose, brown eyes, and medium-length drop ears. The tail is medium length and set high. The coat should be thick but smooth and glossy.

Other Names: Bayrischer Gebirgsschweisshung, Bavarian Mountain Scenthound       

Type: Hunting Dog        

Height: 21 in.
Weight: 53 - 80 lbs.

Color: Red, tan, fawn, reddish gray, grizzled or brindled.
Coat: Thick, short, longer on belly and legs.

Temperament: Easy going, affection, calm but not shy.

Special Needs: Exercise

Activity: High
Living Environment: Active family in a suburban or rural environment.

Health Issues: None Known

Country of Origin: Germany
History:  The Bavarian Mountain Hound was developed in the late nineteenth century in the Bavarian mountain regions. Descending from bloodhound like dogs and scenthounds. It was Prohibited to use large dogs to hunt in Germany, so the the need for good tracking dogs became important. The German word "Schwiss" in it's name means blood describing a dog that follows the sent of blood. This is different from the Bloodhound that takes its name from "bring true and noble blood" or "thoroughbred". The Bavarian Mountain Dog always hunts with a tracking line.

Class: Hound
Registries: FCI (Group 6)

Bavarian Mountain Hound

Rate Chart | Dog Profiles | Dog Breeders | Contact Us | Home Page | Dog Kennels | Dog Photos | Puppies for Sale

The Puppy Dog Web thanks you for visiting our website dedicated to just puppies and dogs. Our commitment has been to bring dog breeders and new puppy owners together. A new puppy can bring joy into a persons life and choosing the correct breed is essential to this harmonic relationship. Review our Breed Profiles for information on different breeds to help you make an informed decision. Talk to different breeders and ask them about their breed and their puppies. Breeders know their dog breed the best and should be able to give you the temperament of their puppies and any special care the specific breed needs. Take your time as you are making a commitment that will last a decade or more. Sign A Contract with the breeder so there will be no misunderstandings.

Be the Paw...rific Site of the Day

Cookie Policy - Copyrightę1997-2015 PuppyDogWeb.Com. Puppies for Sale from Private Dog Breeder listing Purebred Puppies and Dogs for Sale in your area.
All rights reserved

Bavarian Mountain Hound Puppies For Sale, Bavarian Mountain Hound Breeders, Bavarian Mountain Hounds For Sale, Bavarian Mountain Hound Puppies, Bavarian Mountain Hound Dog Breeders