Scottish Deerhound

Overview

The Scottish Deerhound, or simply the Deerhound, is a large breed of hound, once bred to hunt the Red Deer by coursing.

Information

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Hypoallergenic
No
Litter Size
6.0
Breed Type
Crossbred
Breed Group
Working
Breed Coat Type
Medium

Characteristics / Temperament

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Coat Colors

The recognised colors of the Scottish Deerhound are: black, white, and brown.

Life Expectancy

The Scottish Deerhound has a life expectancy of 10 to 13 years.

Height and Weight

The Scottish Deerhound typically weighs between 45 to 80 pounds, placing it on the heavier end of dog breeds. It's typically 18 to 25 inches in height.
Gender Weight Range Height Range
Male 55 pounds - 80 pounds 20 inches - 25 inches
Feamle 45 pounds - 70 pounds 18 inches - 24 inches

Food Consumption in Cups

The Scottish Deerhoundwill require on average 2.0 cups of dog food daily for proper nutrition.

Scottish Deerhound Photos

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