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Country of Origin, History of Brandlbrackes
The Brandlbracke has its origin in Austria. Its ancestors are the so-called Keltenbracken. This dog is also closely related to the Tyrolean Bracke, the Styrian Rauhhaarbracke and the Slovak Kopov. It is a true descendant of the Celtic Hound. The name Brandlbracke has been derived from the German term ‘Brand’ (and the diminutive ‘Brandt’) meaning ‘fire’ as there are little marks of fire red on the sleek black body of the Brandlbracke Dog.
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A General Description of the Dog
The dog has a short, thick and shiny coat and is black colored with a bright, sharp, remote dark brown border. The coat is mad up of smooth and shiny hairs. There may be white markings on the coat of the chest, neck and feet. The dog has a strong and elastic body. Its chest is fairly broad, very deep and pretty long with long ribcage. The forehead of the Brandlbracke is high. It has got a very straight muzzle that is medium sized and tapering to a point. Its eyebrows give it an educated look. The eyes are brown/chestnut in color and clear. The nose of the dog is black in color or colored according to the color of the dog’s coat.
The forelegs of the dog are perpendicular and well angled in relation to the shoulder while the hind legs are broad and muscular. The hind legs have straight and strong hocks. The feet of the Brandlbracke are round and strong having tough pads. The toes are arched and compact. The tail of the Brandlbracke lies low but the dog can carry it high when in search of game.
Height: Brandlbracke Dogs’ heights lie in the range 18-23 inches.
Weight: The weights of the dogs vary between 33 pounds and 50 pounds.
Temperament of the Breed
These are loving dogs that remain high-spirited. They have flowing gaits and swift agile movements. They stay very quiet on the field with hunters and trail silently. The specialty of these dogs is work on the cold scent. However, the Brandlbracke can also be utilized in the hunting of fox and hare- for which it gives tongue.
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These are special hunting dogs that are prized for their stealthy hunting skills. Hence they would be best suited as pets for persons having a passion for hunting- those who venture out in the wilds in search of game frequently.
How active is the breed?
Being hunting dogs the Brandlbracke need considerable exercising. They ought to be allowed to run and retrieve balls in a similar manner as they would be retrieving game as aides of hunters.
This has been known to be a strong and healthy breed. However, as in the case of other dogs in case one is adopting a Brandlbracke puppy then one need make sure that the puppy does not suffer from hip dysplasia and OCD (osteochondritis dissecans). The eyes of the puppy must be checked for verifying that they are normal and PRA clear.
Life Expectancy: The Brandlbracke lives for 12-15 years.
Group: Group: The Brandlbracke Dog belongs to the group of Hounds. These are hunting dogs.
AKC Popularity Ranking: Not recognized by AKC
Also Known As: Carintian Bracke, Osterreichischer, Austri, Austrian Smooth-Haired Hound, Glatthaariger Bracke and Austrian Hound
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