black and white Serbian Hound adult

Serbian Hound

Serbian Hounds are one of the many scenthound breeds that populate the Balkans. There is a feeling that hounds from Anatolia have had a major role in their development.

About the Serbian Hound

Serbian Hounds are friendly, lively and particularly persistent. They have made a name for themselves as hunting dogs with their ability to take instruction easily.

The Serbian Hound's calm, sociable nature as well as their patience with children and other animals, has meant these dogs have settled themselves easily into family homes. Their hunting instinct means that they are best suited to active owners.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

FCI Group 6
Size category
Avg life expectancy
11–12 years

Alert / Even-tempered / Sociable

Key facts

  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Needs an owner with some experience
  • Patient with children and other animals