Fell Hound

Life expectancy

11 years

Age adult

36 months

Height (Shoulder height)

65 cm


35 kg

Coat texture

short-haired / smooth

Coat color

white, white&black, white&orange, with browned markings.

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Food expenses per month in €

about € 72

Suitable for children

Rather not

Needs a garden

Rather yes

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather yes

First dog suitable

Rather not

Allergy friendly

Rather not


Very atletic


Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


robust / likes hunting / tenacious / independent / gentle / likes to run

Bred for

pack hunting

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The Fell Hound is even faster and lighter than the Foxhound and is suitable for hunting in the mountains. He is not suitable for families, cities or apartments. He is bred to be a hunting dog and should only be used for hunting.

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.