Life expectancy

13 years

Age adult

36 months

Height (Shoulder height)

67 cm


22 kg

Coat texture

long-haired / silky / ears feathered / tail feathered

Coat color

black, white, black & white, grey, brown, falb, yellow

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Food expenses per month in €

about € 50

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

Medium grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


sensitive / clingy / calm / intelligent / tenacious / independent

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 Taigan is a particularly intelligent, loving and obedient dog. He was especially used for hounding. He also has the typical greyhound characteristics of great endurance and sportiness. He loves regular running sessions.

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.