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Slovensky Kopov

Information and Pictures

The front left side of a low to the ground, long bodied, long muzzled, black with tan Slovensky Kopov dog with ears that hang over to the sides standing in patchy dirt and it is looking to the left. There is a concrete walkway behind it.

Dempsey Das Wunder Hound the Slovensky Kopov, also called the Black Forest Hound at 1 1/2 years old

Other Names
  • Black Forest Hound
  • Slovenský kopov
  • Slovak Hound
  • Slovakian Hound
  • Slovenský kopov
Pronunciation

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Description

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Temperament

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Height, Weight

Height: 16 - 20 inches (40 - 51 cm)
Weight: 33 - 44 pounds (15 - 20 kg)

Health Problems

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Living Conditions

Good for apartment living. They are fairly active indoors and will do okay without a yard.

Exercise

These are active dogs with surprising stamina. When not hunting they need a daily pack walk or jog. In addition, they will enjoy a session of play in the park.

Life Expectancy

About 12 to 13 years

Grooming

The smooth-haired coat would do well with a regular rubdown with a damp cloth. This breed is an average shedder.

Origin

Slovakia

Group

Hound

Recognition
  • ACA = American Canine Association Inc.
  • ACR = American Canine Registry
  • AKC/FSS = American Kennel Club Foundation Stock Service® Program
  • APRI = American Pet Registry, Inc.
  • CKC = Canadian Kennel Club
  • CKC = Continental Kennel Club
  • DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.
  • FCI = Fédération Cynologique Internationale
  • KCUSA = Kennel Club USA
  • NKC = National Kennel Club

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