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Deerhound

Deerhound
Deerhound
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Key facts about the Deerhound

  • Life expectancy : Between 8 and 10 years
  • Temperament : Intelligent, Hunter
  • Size : Big
  • Type of coat : Long, Hard

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 10 - Sighthounds

Section

Section 2 : Rough-haired Sighthounds

Physical characteristics of the Deerhound

Adult size

Female dog Between 28 and 30 in
Male dog Between 30 and 31 in

Weight

Female dog Between 79 and 82 lb
Male dog Between 99 and 101 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the Deerhound

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

Deerhound in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

Deerhound and cats

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Deerhound and dogs

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Deerhound and children

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Deerhound and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the Deerhound

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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