Deutsche Bracke
German Hound, Westphalian Bracke

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Deutsche Bracke
German Hound
Olpe Hound
Westphalian Bracke
German Bracke

Germany, 1800s

Companion, Hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 10 -13 years of age

Weight & Height
35 to 40 pounds & 16-21 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia

Physical Description
Medium Size dog that has dark oval shaped eyes, long, thin low set ears and a thin tail that tapers.

Friendly, sociable and affectionate. They are shy, yet curious. The Deutsche Brackes are resonably obedient and are excellent hunting dogs. They usually do just fine with other dogs, children and even cats, but should be introduced to them when young.

This breed requires firm, patient training.

Living Conditions
Would probably do best in a rural area, They should be kept on
leash or in a fenced yard at all times due to their hunting instincts

Does not require much grooming, but should be brushed occasionally
with a rubber brush to remove dead hairs and minimize shedding.

Needs daily exercise , if not being used for hunting, he must be walked daily

Coat Texture
Short Coat

Coat Colors


6 puppies on average are usually born per litter.



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