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Halden Hound

Endurance and then some

Breed
FCI-6
Scenthounds and Related Breeds
FCI
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Original Name : Haldenstøver

Type : Braccoid

Male size : 20½-23½ inches

Female size : 19¾-22¾ inches

Degree of grooming :

Countries of origin : Norway

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Halden Hounds are members of a loyal and gentle breed. These qualities, together with their suitability to training and friendly temperament make them very good companion dogs that are easy to live with.

Head+

Clean, medium sized, well balanced.

lupoid

Body+

Straight topline, strong back, broad, muscular loins, slightly sloping croup.

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Coat+

White with black patches, tan shadings on head and limbs, sometimes between the white and black patches. Black must not predominate.

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Ears+

Set neither too high nor too low, reaching the middle of the muzzle in forward position.

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Tail+

Set neither too high nor too low, rather thick, reaching approximately to the hock.

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Hair+

Harsh, very dense and straight, with thick undercoat.

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Halden Hounds are rectangular-shaped dogs, proud, strong but never heavy. The smallest of the Norwegian hounds.It is believed that imported Foxhounds, Beagles and other hounds where crossed with local dogs to produce Halden Hounds, which take their name from a town in southeast Norway close to the Swedish border. Most of the breed population is still found in the region.

Did you know ?

Champions of endurance, Halden Hounds are medium-sized dogs with an innate hunting instinct, built to follow a trail for hours without losing their stride.

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