Tyrolean Hound is a medium-sized breed that was raised for hunting and tracking games in the mountain regions of Tyrol. This breed evolved from the Celtic Hounds, and was prized for their excellent scenting abilities. It is believed that these dogs were used by the people of noble birth. Tyrolean Hound got official recognition in 1906, and it was acknowledged in 2006 by UKC (United Kennel Club)
Temperament & Personality
It is a keen hunter with the capability to adapt to any weather conditions. This dog is famous for its smartness, independent personality and liveliness. However, occasionally it exhibits stubbornness. It is very friendly and makes the best companion. They also tend to develop a unique bond with family and becomes the best playmate for children. It is also shy with unknown people, but do not have any tendency to bite them without a reason. They are good with other canines only if they undergo proper socializing from the beginning.