The Austrian Black and Tan Hound is medium size and rather solidly built. His flexible and elongated silhouette is very well adapted to help him fulfill his multiple tasks.
Between 50 and 56 cm (19.69 to 22.05 inches) for the male
Between 48 and 54 cm (18.90 to 21.26 inches) for the female
Between 15 and 22 kg (33.07 to 48.50 pounds) for the male
Between 15 and 22 kg (33.07 to 48.50 pounds) for the female
His coat color is a black background with a few tan patches bounded by pretty shades of fawn, ranging from light to dark.
His smooth, silky hair, about 2 cm (3/4 inch) long, is dense, tight and flat.
His large head has a slightly marked occipital region but with a very well marked stop. His beautiful crystal clear eyes are dark brown. His ears of medium length, hanging down along the cheek, are not too wide and become rounder towards the tip. His nose is black. His long tail, hanging at rest, is gradually finer and slightly curved in action.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #63