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Schillerstövare vs Schweizer Laufhund vs Serbian Hound – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Schillerstövare vs Schweizer Laufhund vs Serbian Hound" Compare Schillerstövare and Schweizer Laufhund. Which is better: Schillerstövare or Schweizer Laufhund or Serbian Hound?
Name Schillerstövare Schweizer Laufhund Serbian Hound
OriginsSweden Switzerland Serbia
Group Hunting Dogs Hunting Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank455454205
Reviews000
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Other Names Schiller Bracke, Schiller Hound Swiss Laufhund, Chien Courant Suisse, Schweizer Laufhund, Swiss Hound Balkan Hound, Srpski gonič, Balkanski gonič
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section. Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section. Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section.
Breed Recognition No set No set Federation Cynologique Internationale
United Kennel Club
Price Unknown Unknown $500-$700

General Appearance - Schillerstövare vs Schweizer Laufhund vs Serbian Hound

Size Large Medium Large
Weight Male: 45-55 pounds (20-25 kg), Female: 40-50 pounds (18-23 kg) Male: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg), Female: 27-42 pounds (12-19 kg) 44 pounds (20 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 50 pounds (22.5 kg), Female: 45 pounds (20.5 kg) Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Female: 34.5 pounds (15.5 kg) 44 pounds (20 kg)
Height Male: 21-24 inches (53-61 cm), Female: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm) Male: 20-24 inches (51-60 cm), Female: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm) Male: 18–22 inches (46–56 cm), Female: 17.5–21.5 inches (44–54 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 22.5 inches (57 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm) Male: 22 inches (55.5 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm) Male: 18–22 inches (46–56 cm), Female: 17.5–21.5 inches (44–54 cm)

Hair & Care - Schillerstövare vs Schweizer Laufhund vs Serbian Hound

Coat Thick
Harsh
Smooth
Smooth
Dense
Thick
Harsh
Smooth
Colors Brown & Black
Tan
Ginger
Fawn
White & Black Patches
Black Saddle & Tan Markings
Tan
Black
Grooming
Effortless: The Schillerstövare requires minimal grooming.
Easy to groom: The Schweizer Laufhund doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Easy to groom: The Serbian Hound doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Schillerstövares shed moderately.
Schweizer Laufhunds shed moderately.
Serbian Hounds shed above average.

Characteristics - Schillerstövare vs Schweizer Laufhund vs Serbian Hound

Temperament Lively
Attentive
Intelligent
Affectionate
Loyal
Affectionate
Gentle
Friendly
Tolerant
Alert
Obedient
Tenacious
Dependable
Lively
Kind
Good-natured
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Schillerstövare's has great intelligence.
Average: Schweizer Laufhund's has average obedience intelligence.
Smart: Serbian Hound's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Schillerstövares are easy to train.
Schweizer Laufhunds aren't famous for their trainability.
Serbian Hounds are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Schillerstövare is a playful breed.
The Schweizer Laufhund is a playful breed.
The Serbian Hound is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Schillerstövares have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Schweizer Laufhunds have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Serbian Hounds have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Schillerstövares are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Schweizer Laufhunds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Serbian Hounds are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
Schillerstövares are a social breed.
Schweizer Laufhunds are a social breed.
Serbian Hounds are a social breed.
Barking
Average: The Schillerstövare barks occasionally.
Average to high: The Schweizer Laufhund is a vocal breed.
High: The Serbian Hound is a very vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Schillerstövares are good watchdogs.
Schweizer Laufhunds are one of the best watchdogs.
Serbian Hounds are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Schillerstövares strongly protect their territory.
Schweizer Laufhunds are average defenders.
Serbian Hounds strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Schillerstövare has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Schweizer Laufhund has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Serbian Hound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Schillerstövares have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Schweizer Laufhunds have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Serbian Hounds have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Wanderlust potential of the Schillerstövare is strong enough to escape from home.
Wanderlust potential of the Schweizer Laufhund is strong enough to escape from home.
Wanderlust potential of the Serbian Hound is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Schillerstövares have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Schweizer Laufhunds have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Serbian Hounds have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Schillerstövares are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Schweizer Laufhunds are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Serbian Hounds are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
Schillerstövares adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Schweizer Laufhunds adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Serbian Hounds adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Schillerstövares do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Schweizer Laufhunds do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Serbian Hounds do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Schillerstövare vs Schweizer Laufhund vs Serbian Hound

Stranger Friendly
Schillerstövares are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Schweizer Laufhunds are very stranger friendly dogs.
Serbian Hounds are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Schillerstövares are average friendly dogs towards children.
Schweizer Laufhunds are very kid-friendly dogs.
Serbian Hounds are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Schillerstövares are average friendly towards cats.
Schweizer Laufhunds are cat-friendly dogs.
Serbian Hounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Schillerstövares are average friendly towards other dogs.
Schweizer Laufhunds are very dog-friendly dogs.
Serbian Hounds are dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Schillerstövare is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
Schweizer Laufhund is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Serbian Hound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Schillerstövares are commonly okay with elderly people.
Schweizer Laufhunds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Serbian Hounds are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Schillerstövares are generally with other pets.
Schweizer Laufhunds are usually friendly towards other pets.
Serbian Hounds usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Schillerstövares are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Schweizer Laufhunds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Serbian Hounds are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Schillerstövare breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Schweizer Laufhund breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Serbian Hound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Schillerstövare vs Schweizer Laufhund vs Serbian Hound

Health Issues
Schillerstövares are commonly healthy dogs.
Schweizer Laufhunds are commonly healthy dogs.
Serbian Hounds are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems No set Cataracts
Demodectic Mange
Ear Infections
Ectropion
Elbow Dysplasia
Entropion
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Bloat
Joint Dysplasia
Obesity
Life Expectancy 13-15 years 11-12 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Schillerstövares are high energy dogs.
Schweizer Laufhunds have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Serbian Hounds are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Schillerstövares need quite a lot of exercise.
Schweizer Laufhunds exercise need is minimal.
Serbian Hounds need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Schillerstövares sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Schweizer Laufhunds sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Serbian Hounds are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 2 to 2.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 1.5 to 2.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average to High.
Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Schillerstövare can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Low
The Schillerstövare has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Schweizer Laufhund has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Serbian Hound has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Schillerstövare is an average drooler.
The Schweizer Laufhund is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Serbian Hound is an average drooler.

Reproducibility - Schillerstövare vs Schweizer Laufhund vs Serbian Hound

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 3-7 puppies 5-7 puppies 4-6 puppies

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