Istrian Shorthaired Hound

The Istrian Shorthaired Hound, also known as the Istarski Kratkodlaki Gonic in its native Croatia, is a breed of scent hound known for its keen sense of smell and versatility in hunting various game. They are renowned for their exceptional scenting abilities. They have a keen sense of smell, which makes them highly efficient hunters, particularly in tracking small game such as hare and fox. These dogs possess a strong and athletic build, enabling them to navigate various terrains with agility and speed. They are well-suited for hunting in rugged and challenging environments.