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Deerhound (Scottish Deerhound)

Group Hounds
AKC Group AKC Hound Dogs
Temperament active, gentle
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Large Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Moderate Grooming
Activeness Moderately Inactive Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Sociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Friendly Watch Dog
Training Difficult to train dogs breeds

Deerhound (Scottish Deerhound) Facts

First used for Hunting deer
Country of origins Great Britain
Year of origin 800s
Colors Dark blue/grey, grey, red, brindle, yellow
Height (min) 28 inches (70 cm)
Height (max) 20.5 inches (77 cm)
Weight (min) 80 lbs (36 kg)
Weight (max) 101 lbs (45 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 8 years
Life expectancy (max) 10 years