The Finnish Hound is a magnificent medium-sized specimen with a silhouette as long as tall. His vigorous gait is never heavy and leaves a pleasant impression when he walks by. His sturdiness can be seen at first glance.
Between 57 and 59 cm (22.44 to 23.23 inches) for the male
Between 54 and 56 cm (21.26 to 22.05 inches) for the female
Between 20 and 25 kg (44.09 to 55.12 pounds) for the male
Between 20 and 25 kg (44.09 to 55.12 pounds) for the female
His pretty tricolor coat is black with tan spots on the head, shoulders, lower parts of the body, thighs and sometimes on the limbs. The lower limbs, chest, neck, head and tip of tail are usually white.
His hair is medium length, short, straight and rather tight, both on the tail and the rest of the body.
His head has a rounded skull and a slight stop. His eyes are oval shaped, medium size, and are of a pretty dark brown color. His ears, flat and drooping, are well pressed against his head. His nose is black. His tail is hanging at rest and slightly curved in action.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #51