This medium-size dog has strong muscles. His gait and expression are harsh and severe. Despite his appearance, the Styrian Coarse-haired Hound is not mean. His coarse-haired silhouette reveals his resistance and adaptation to inaccessible mountain terrains.
Between 47 and 53 cm (18.50 to 20.87 inches) for the male
Between 45 and 51 cm (17.72 to 20.08 inches) for the female
Between 15 and 18 kg (33.07 to 39.68 pounds) for the male
Between 15 and 18 kg (33.07 to 39.68 pounds) for the female
His color can be either pale yellow or red. The white star is accepted on the chest.
His harsh, rough coat is neither shiny nor shaggy and is shorter on the head. This funny looking dog also has moustaches.
His head, with a slightly domed skull, has a well marked stop. His eyes are a beautiful brown color. His ears, of medium size, are close to the cheeks. His nose is black. His full tail is carried upwards and never curled.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #62