Austria

 

Dog Breeds Originating From Austria:

Alpine Dachsbracke

BREED BASICS
Size:
Medium 15-35 lb
Large 35-55 lb
Energy Level: Medium Energy
Grooming: Rarely LifeSpan: 10 to 12 Years
Protective Ability: Good Watchdog Trainability: Moderate Effort Required

 

Known as Alpenlandische Dachsbracke in its native country of Austria, the Alpine Dachsbracke was specifically bred to assist hunters by tracking wounded deer, boar, hare and fox. At t...

Austrian Black and Tan Hound

BREED BASICS
Size:
Medium 15-35 lb
Large 35-55 lb
Energy Level: High Energy
Grooming: Brushing Once a Week or Less LifeSpan: 12 to 15 Years
Protective Ability: Fairly Laid Back Trainability: Moderate Effort Required

 

Very little is known for sure about the history of the Austrian Black and Tan Hound.  The breed enters the written record in the mid-19th Century meaning that it has been in exis...

Austrian Pinscher

BREED BASICS
Size:
Medium 15-35 lb
Large 35-55 lb
Energy Level: High Energy
Grooming: Brushing Once a Week or Less LifeSpan: 12 to 15 Years
Protective Ability: Very Protective Trainability: Difficult to Train

 

Although not pure bred until the 20th Century, the Austrian Pinscher is a very old breed that can trace its origins back many centuries.  Paintings from the 1700’s show dog...