Smaland Hound dog breed - photos and description
Pictures of the breed
The main features of the breed
|Care:||Need regular care|
|Need for activity:||Need a lot of physical activity|
|Tolerance of loneliness:||Moderately addicted|
|Type of wool:||Medium, Wirehaired|
|Friendly to strangers:||Warning|
|Learnability:||Very easy to learn|
|Specialization:||Hunting, Companions, Watch dogs|
|Tendency to bark:||Almost don't bark, quiet ones|
The Smaland Hound is a breed of dog that originated in Sweden and is named after the Småland region where it was first discovered. These hounds are representatives of the Scandinavian group of hounds, which are distinguished by endurance, fast running and a high degree of energy.
Småland hounds have a slender build with long legs and strong paws. They have a long head with floppy ears and dark brown eyes.
These dogs have an excellent sense of smell and can be used to hunt small game such as hares or foxes. They can also be great companions for their owners and can make great friends with children.
However, like any other breed, Småland hounds need regular care and training. They should get enough physical activity and exercise, as well as visit the veterinarian regularly for health checks.