Balkan Hound, Balkanski Gonič, Srpski Gonič
The Serbian Hound is a scenthound that originated in what was Yugoslavia. They often work in packs, hunting both large and small game such as boar, deer, fox, and hare. This breed is almost exclusively kept in the hands of hunters and little seen outside their homeland.
Serbian Hound Standards
- FCI (Group 6)
- UKC (Scenthound)
- 43-45 lb
- medium-sized scenthound
- ears are long, thin, and pendulous
- tail is long, reaches hock
- coat is short and thick
- any shade of red with black mantle
- any shade of red with black saddle
History of the Serbian Hound
The Serbian Hound is one of several scenthounds that are spread throughout the Balkans. Originally known as the Balkan Hound, the breed’s name was changed to Serbian Hound after Yugoslavia was dissolved as it was mostly found inside Serbia.