Austrian Black and Tan Hound Dog Breed

Thinking of getting an Austrian Black and Tan Hound Dog and want to know if an Austrian Black and Tan Hound is suitable for your household?

Use the Austrian Black and Tan Hound information on this website to learn more about adaptability, health issues, life span of Austrian Black and Tan Hound and more.

Austrian Black and Tan Hound Facts

  • Name: Austrian Black and Tan Hound
  • Other Names: Österreichische Glatthaarige, Bracke, Austrian Smooth-haired Hound, Brandlbracke
  • Origin: Austria
  • Breed Group: Hound, Scenthound (UKC)
  • Breed Type: Purebred


Austrian Black and Tan Hound Dog Facts

Austrian Black and Tan Hound Information

Colouring in this breed is highly important; it must be black with small, clearly defined, light to dark fawn markings. Two fawn marks above the eyes must be present. The coat is smooth, dense and short (about 2 cm in length). The long tail is slightly bent and the ears are medium in length and lie flat with rounded tips. Males are 50–56 centimetres (20–22 inches), while females are 48–54 centimetres (19–21 inches). They weigh 15 to 22 kg (33-49 pounds).

It has a keen sense of smell. It is an elegant runner, used in all sorts of game. It has a lovely voice, and makes a great pet due to its good-natured personality. It is not a dog wanting to be in a city. A suitable home will be in a rural area where the dog will have lots of space to run unrestricted by a leash. It loves to work.

What to do if you lose your Austrian Black and Tan Hound

If your Austrian Black and Tan Hound Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. List the lost pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.

3. Telephone the local vet clinics to see if someone has brought in your missing pet.

4. Telephone the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.

5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.

What to do if you find a lost Austrian Black and Tan Hound

If you find a Austrian Black and Tan Hound Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. List the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Register the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.

3. Call the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.

4. Take the animal to the local Animal Pound assigned to your area.

5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who normally scan the animal’s microchip and contact the registered owner of the pet.

Laws Regarding Missing Pets

1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.

2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.

3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.

4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.

5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.