Estonian Hound

The Estonian Hound, also known as Eesti hagijas, is a nationally recognized breed of Group 6 by the Estonian Kennel Club.


In 1947, the breed was launched because it was decided by the Soviet Ministry of Economy that every Soviet Union republic should have its own breed of dog. Swiss Greyhounds, Dachsbracken, Beagle, Foxhounds and various Polish and Russian running dogs were the basis of the Estonian hound. The standard was set in 1954.


The bitches of the Estonian Hound should be between 42 and 49 cm tall, the males between 45 and 52cm. There is no weight requirement. He has a strong bone structure with good musculature, a straight, broad back, a round, medium-width skull with a medium stop and a catch / top head ratio of 50 to 50. The low-mounted floppy ears are close set to the head. The...

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