gentle, noble, athletic

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Country of origin: Great Britain
Breed group: Sighthounds - Group 10 (FCI); Hound Group (AKC, KC)


Size: very large
Coat: wiry
Colour: black, brindled, grey
Life expectancy: 8-11 years


Noble, gentle and dignified giant of calm nature who enjoys to play in the garden and the company of breed mates.

Royal Dog of Scotland

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert bred Deerhounds and used them when stalking red deer in the highlands of Scotland.
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