Istrian Shorthaired Hound
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Fleki the Istrian Shorthaired Hound at 7 years old from Croatia—"Fleki is a hunting dog, but he never went hunting because he's our house pet :)!"
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Height: 17 - 19 inches (43 to 48 cm.)
Weight: 39 - 40 pounds (17 - 18 kg.)
Females are usually slightly smaller than males.
No breeds specific health issues are documented.
Istrian Shorthaired Hounds are not recommended for apartment life. They should have a fenced in area and would do best with acreage.
Energetic and possessing great stamina, the Istrian Shorthaired Hound needs plenty of exercise, including a brisk daily walk. It should have a fenced yard of reasonable size in which to romp.
About 12 to 15 years
About 8 to 14 puppies
The smooth, short-haired coat is easy to groom. Comb and brush with a firm bristle brush, and shampoo only when necessary. Trim nails when necessary and keep ears clean. This breed is an average shedder.
ACA = American Canine Association Inc.
DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.
FCI = Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Fleki the Istrian Short-Haired Hound at 7 years old from Croatia outside in the yard eatting an apple
Understanding Dog Behavior