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Deerhound

"Roscoe"

Deerhound profile

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Lifespan: 8-11 Years

Avg height: 71-76cm

Avg weight: 37-46kg

Coat type: Harsh, thick, wiry coat.

Coat colours: All shades of grey and grey brindle, yellow, red and fawn.

Originally bred for: Coursing stag.

Breed traits: Mellow, amiable, sensitive, athletic.

 

A little about the Deerhound

 

Also known as the "Scottish Deerhound", the Deerhound is an easy-going breed that needs a large amount of daily exercise. They are sensitive and love human companionship, but have retained some hunting instincts so may chase smaller animals. 

 

DEERHOUND HEALTH INFORMATION

Owners of the Deerhound should be aware of the following health conditions: Cardiomyopathy, Osteosarcoma, Csytinuria, Atopic Skin disease, Gastric Torsion (bloat), Hypothyroidism, Cervical Disease and Bleeding Disorders (Factor VII deficiency).