Finnish Hound Dog Breed

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

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

Finnish Hound Facts

  • Name: Finnish Hound
  • Other Names: Suomenajokoira, Finnish Bracke
  • Origin: Finland
  • Breed Group: Hound, Scenthound Group (UKC)
  • Breed Type: Purebred


Finnish Hound Dog Facts

Finnish Hound Information

The Finnish Hound is a tri colored, medium sized, short coated hound that is strongly built but not heavy. Males and females should have distinctly marked sex characteristics.

Friendly, calm and never aggressive, yet energetic in the hunt, the Finnish Hound is used as a hunting dog for hare and fox by following the scent. Eager to hunt in difficult circumstances. He works independently, is a versatile tracker and pursues the quarry with passionate barking. Make sure you are this dog’s calm, but firm, confident pack leader to prevent behavior issues. Proper human to canine communication is essential.

What to do if you lose your Finnish Hound

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

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

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

3. Contact the nearby vet clinics to see if anyone has brought in your missing pet.

4. Contact 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 Finnish Hound

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

1. Report 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 Council to collect the lost animal.

4. Take the animal to the local Animal Shelter near to your area.

5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who normally scan the animal’s microchip and call 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.