Deutsche Bracke Dog Breed

Thinking of getting a Deutsche Bracke Dog and want to know if a Deutsche Bracke is suitable for your household?

Use the Deutsche Bracke information on this website to learn more about adaptability, health issues, life span of Deutsche Bracke and more.

Deutsche Bracke Facts

  • Name: Deutsche Bracke
  • Other Names: German Bracke, Olper Bracke, Westphalian Bracke
  • Origin: Germany
  • Breed Group: Scenthound (UKC)
  • Breed Type: Purebred


Deutsche Bracke Dog Facts

Deutsche Bracke Information

The German Hound is a small hound, 40 – 53 cm (16 - 21 ins) at the withers, with long, drooped ears and a long, narrow tail. It is distinguished by a long, somewhat narrow head, and a rectangular body, described as "elegant". The coat has hard, almost bristly, short fur, usually tricolor (red to yellow with a black mantle), with white markings called Bracken marks - a white muzzle, chest, legs, collar, and tip of the tail, and a blaze on the head.

A light, high stationed, elegant yet strongly made hunting dog with a noble appearance.

What to do if you lose your Deutsche Bracke

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

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

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

3. Visit the nearby vets to see if someone has brought in your missing pet.

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

5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Shelters.

What to do if you find a lost Deutsche Bracke

If you find a Deutsche Bracke 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. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.

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

4. Take the pet to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your area.

5. Take the pet to the local Vet Clinic who usually scan the animal’s microchip and locate the registered pet owner.

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.