Annie (short for Annika Ready for Bear) the Transylvanian Hound at 1 year old—"Foxpaw Farms, Annie's breeder, is one of very few Transylvanian Hound breeders in the USA. Annie is a tall Transylvanian Hound. The main difference is the length of the dogs' legs. These dogs are rare outside of Hungary, and were bred to hunt bear, boar and wolf. They are also used as guard dogs. Annie is sweet, energetic, fierce, loyal and fearless. She loves to squeak and toss her toys and is self-entertaining."
The short coat of the Transylvanian Hound comes in a tricolor of black, tan and white, a tricolor of red, black and white or black and tan or red and white.
The Transylvanian Hound is intelligent, friendly, playful and brave. Good spirited, yet stubborn and determined. The breed has an animated personality that is full of life. This lean muscular dog is an exellent hunter that can adapt to a lot of different terrains.
Height: 22-26 inches (56-66 cm)
Weight: 55 pounds (25 kg)
Fairly healthy breed
The Transylvanian Hound is not recommended for apartment life unless you plan on giving the dog a lot of daily exercise. They are relatively inactive indoors and will do best with at least a large yard.
This breed needs vigorous daily exercise is needed, which includes a long walk each day. Does best with an active family. Will do well with a job to do.
About 10-14 years
About 6-12 puppies
An occasional brushing will do. In order to keep the ears clean and infection-free, regular attention is a must.
Hungary and Romania
Annie (short for Annika Ready for Bear) the Transylvanian Hound at 9 months old
Annie (short for Annika Ready for Bear) the Transylvanian Hound at 6 months old