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Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginBosnia and Herzegovina
Other Names
What other names does the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound have? The dog breed also known as...
Bosnian Rough-haired Hound, Bosnian Hound, Bosanski Ostrodlaki Gonic, Illyrian Hound, Barak
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section.
Price
How much does the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound price:
$500-$800
If you choose to purchase the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound gets to a happy place.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound size:
LargeMedium
Weight
How much does the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound weigh? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound weight:
Male: 44-53 pounds (20–24 kg), Female: 35-44 pounds (16-20 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound average weight:
44 pounds (20 kg)
Height
How tall is the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound height:
Male: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm), Female: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound average height:
20 inches (51 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound have? What does this canine coat look like?
CoarseShaggyDoubleDense
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound's coat?
RedYellowWheatenGray
Grooming
How to groom the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound and how often?
Advanced: The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound requires a lot of grooming. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer can be helpful sometimes. Regular brushed dog's coat is less likely to shed. Ears and eyes should be cleaned often to avoid infections. Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Occasional dog nail trimming and dog bath is important. Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and to give your Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound a pleasant experience of a dog bath. If you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of your Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound, search for the best dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment. Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level
How much do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Bosnian Rough-haired Hound? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound shedding level:
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds shed above average. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type. If you don't like vacuum cleaning, you might have to reconsider your choice of having a puppy from the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound breed.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound have? What characteristics does the breed have?
IntelligentObedientFriendlyGentle
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Bosnian Rough-haired Hound need? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound social needs:
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs bark a lot? Why does my Bosnian Hound bark?
Average to high: The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound good as a watchdog?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Territorial
Do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Bosnian Rough-haired Hound? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound do?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound roam?
Wanderlust potential of the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound have high prey drive?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are not apartment-friendly dogs. If you don't have a garden, you may have to reconsider your choice for having a puppy from this breed.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog
Where Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound and children:
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds good office dogs? Do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds make good office friendly dogs? Can Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds be office dogs?
No
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Bosnian Rough-haired Hound temperament with senior people? Are Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs good for elderly owners?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs get along with other pets? Are Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound be a 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. Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound be a search and rescue dog?
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. The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound be a boat dog?
Not really
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs have health problems?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Life Expectancy
How long do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound be?
12-15 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound breed hypoallergenic?
No
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound have?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound dogs require per day?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
3 to 5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound risk for obesity:
Average. The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound drool?
The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimal compared to others, just like the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long is the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound pregnancy time period:
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
3-7 puppies

Pros & Cons of Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are easy to train.
  • Health Issues: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Drooling tendency: The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are not apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Grooming: Advanced: The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound requires a lot of grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds shed above average.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Wanderlust potential of the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Cat Friendly: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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