Hungarian Greyhound
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Hungarian Greyhound

Last updated: Aug 31 2023

Hungarian Greyhound is a large and loving dog breed originating from Hungary. They come from a scent hound family, and they were originally been bred for hunting purposes. Hungarian Greyhounds can be great family dogs and companions, but they require proper socialization from an early age.

They make close bonds with their family members and they are fairly easy to train.

Hungarian Greyhound


24-28 in (62-70 cm)

Hungarian Greyhound


49-68 lb (22-31 kg)

Hungarian Greyhound



Hungarian Greyhound

Life Expectancy:

12-14 years

Dog Breed Characteristics

Energy Level
Grooming Needs
Exercise Needs
Kid Friendly
Dog Friendly
General Health


Hungarian Greyhounds have a short coat that is pretty easy to maintain. These dogs require weekly brushing to keep their coat clean. Hungarian Greyhounds do shed during shedding seasons (twice a year), and during that period daily brushing is required to keep the amount of hair under control.

Hungarian Greyhound coat colors:

  • All colors and combinations that are known in Sighthound dogs are allowed

The rest is basic care. Like any other dog, Hungarian Greyhound will also require regular teeth cleaning and bathing. Weekly check their ears for any sign of infection or bad odor which can indicate an infection. Their nails need to be trimmed if you hear them clicking on the floor.

Hungarian Greyhound


Hungarian Greyhound dogs are medium active, and they will need a proper amount of daily activities to be happy. Playing with his owner in the house, chasing the ball, or just long walks can all do the trick and keep this dog satisfied. If you provide him with enough daily activities, you don’t have to worry that your dog will miss behaving.


To ensure that you end up with the best possible dog, early socialization is a must. Start socializing your Hungarian Greyhound as soon as you bring him home. With proper socialization, you will ensure that your dog doesn't become shy or aggressive.

Expose your Hungarian Greyhound to many different dogs, people, sights, and sounds, and that will teach him how to properly react in many different situations.

Hungarian Greyhound and kids

Hungarian Greyhounds are an excellent choice for families with kids, and they will be a great playing partner for them. Take note that no matter how good your dog is you should never leave him alone with kids so any unwanted behavior wouldn't emerge.

Hungarian Greyhound

Hungarian Greyhound and other animals

Hungarian Greyhound gets along with other dogs and enjoys their company. With proper socialization, you don't have to worry that your dog will become aggressive or wouldn't get along with other dogs.


Hungarian Greyhound is a healthy dog breed with a life expectancy of 12-14 years. To be sure that you will end up with the best possible dog regarding health, always buy him from a responsible and official dog breeder. Because they regularly test their breeding dogs, you can be sure that their puppies won’t have any inherited diseases.  Always ask to see the results of tests from the puppy’s parents.

Hungarian Greyhound breeders

If you made a decision that this is the right dog for you, now it’s time to find Hungarian Greyhound breeders. To be sure that you will end up with the healthiest dog possible, we advise you to search only for responsible Hungarian Greyhound breeders.

That way, you can be sure that the puppy will have the best possible start in life. Buying a dog from an official dog breeder will cost you more money in the start, but when you know that they will be healthy and that they will have a good temperament, it is worth it.

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Updated at31.08.2023.