Schillerstovare or Schiller Hound is a scent hound dog originating from Sweden. They were developed in the late 1800s. This is a hunting dog that is best suited for active families. Schillerstovare are calm and affectionate dogs that make excellent pets.
21-24 in (53–61 cm)
40-55 lb (18–25 kg)
Dog Breed Characteristics
Schillerstovare has a harsh coat that lies close to the body. Their color is tan with tell defined black mantle.
Since these dogs have droopy ears you should be very careful and check them regularly. They are prone to developing ear infections and because of that weekly check their ears for any signs of infections – bad odor, redness, and wax build-up, etc.
With these dogs, the rest is basic care. Trim their nails if the dog doesn’t wear them out naturally, bathe them a few times a year, and brush their teeth so they secure fresh breath and healthy gums.
Schillerstovare has a lot of energy and you will have to provide these dogs with a lot of daily activities. They were bred to work all day so be prepared to spend a lot of your free time outside with your dog. These dogs will enjoy many fun activities including hiking, obedience, chasing the ball, etc. If their needs are meet you can be sure that you will end up with the best possible dog in the house.
To ensure that you end up with the best possible dog, early socialization is a must. Start socializing your Schillerstovare as soon as you bring him home. With proper socialization, you will ensure that your dog doesn't become shy or aggressive. Expose your Schillerstovare to many different dogs, people, sight, and sounds and that will teach him how to properly react in many different situations.
Schillerstovare and kids
Schillerstovare is an excellent choice for families with kids and they will be great playing partners 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.
Schillerstovare and other animals
Schillerstovare 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. Since this is a hunting dog in some cases Schillerstovare can start chasing smaller animals.
Schillerstovare has a life expectancy of 12-15 years. They are generally healthy dogs but they can be prone to some health problems. These problems include:
- Ear infections
- Hip dysplasia
To be sure that your dog will not develop any inherited diseases we advise you to only buy it from a responsible and official dog breeder. Those breeders regularly perform various health tests on their breeding dogs so they can be sure that their puppies will not develop inherited problems.
Schillerstovare is not a very popular dog across the world so you must be patient if you want to get this dog. When trying to find Schillerstovare breeders take your time and explore all your options. We advise you only to search and contact official and responsible dog breeders because if you do so you can be sure that your future puppy will have the best possible start in life - good and responsible breeders take good care of their dogs and provide them with everything they need.
World Dog Finder team