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Drever profile

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Lifespan: 12-14 Years

Avg height: 30-38cm

Avg weight: 14-16kg

Coat type: Short, coarse coat.

Coat colours: Tri-colour, black and white, fawn and white, red and white.

Originally bred for: Hunting deer and game.

Breed traits: Even-tempered, keen, loyal, robust, determined.


A little about the Drever


Bred in Sweden as a scent hound for deer, the Drever has a strong work ethic and loves to exercise.



Whilst generally healthy the Drever may be susceptible to the following conditions: Intervertebral Disc Disease, Entropian, Ectropion, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Otitis Externa and Obesity.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.