Estonian Hound

Life expectancy

10 years

Age adult

24 months

Height (Shoulder height)

50 cm


20 kg

Coat texture

short-haired / smooth / stiff/rigid

Coat color

white with black, loh colored patches

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Food expenses per month in €

about € 52

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Needs a garden

Rather not

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather yes

First dog suitable

Rather yes

Allergy friendly

Rather not


Very atletic


Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


friendly / active / likes hunting / lively / likes to work

Bred for

hunting dog, hound

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The Estonian Hound is a typical hunting dog, which is willing to work and very friendly.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.