Scottish Deerhound Dog Breed
Scottish Deerhound Dog Classification:
Scottish Deerhounds are sight hounds.
Other Names: Deerhound,
Scottish Deerhound in Foreign Languages:
skota leporhundo, cervohundo
Spanish: lebrel escocÚs
Swedish: skotsk hjorthund
Origins: Scottish Deerhounds were
initially bred to hunt deer and stag.
Description: Scottish Deerhound
have a body that resembles that of a greyhound
but it is larger boned. Deerhounds have
a pointed muzzle small ears, that are
folded back, with a long tapering tail.
Size: Scottish Deerhounds typically
weigh between 75 to 110 lbs and stand
28 to 32 inches tall at their shoulder.
||28 inches tall
Coat: Scottish Deerhounds have
a rough wiry coat that gives them a shaggy
unkempt appearance. Their fur is three
to four inches long and comes in a variety
of colors including: gray, gray brindle,
and dark blue gray.
Disposition: Scottish Deerhounds
are low-key, easy-going dogs. They will
chase anything that moves, so be warned!
Scottish Deerhounds are amiable but reserved
Type Dog: Scottish Deerhounds
are hound dogs.
Litter Size: Scottish Deerhounds
give birth to litters with 4 to 7 puppies.
Behavior: Scottish Deerhounds
require regular exercise to run off their
energy, they are friendly but maybe shy
with strangers. They have a tendency to
chase other pets. They can be stubborn
ad slow to obey, especially when giving
Traits: Scottish Deerhounds are
gentle, active, persistent, and independent.
Country of Origin: Scotland /
Life Span: Scottish Deerhounds
have a typical life span of 8 to 10 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
CKC, KC(UK), NZKC, UKC