Black Forest Hound
Slovenský kopov, Slovakian Hound

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Black Forest Hound
Slovenský kopov
Slovakian Hound
Slovak Hound

Slovak Republic, 1950s

Boar Hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 11-13 years on average

Weight & Height
33-44 Pounds & 16-20 Inches at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia, Knee Dysplasia, Luxating Patellas, Eye Problems.

Physical Description

Independent and provacative. Males need experienced handling. This breed is an excellent tracker and it uses its voice when fresh on the trail of game. They are good with children and other dogs.


Living Conditions
Adaptable if exercised properly


Moderate exercise needs

Coat Texture
Hard and wiry but smooth

Coat Colors

Black & Tan

Black Tan


Fédération Cynologique Internationale


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Black Forest Hound Breeders

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