Russian Tracker

Unavailable Price Avg.




Breed Type

Large, Giant


10-12 years


Breed Information

Group Extinct
Popularity/Rank 290
Origin Russia
Other Names Russian Retriever, Russian Retriever Yellow
Breed Type Purebred
Price (Avg.) Unavailable
Size Large, Giant
Weight Male: 80 - 95 pounds (36 - 43 kg),
Female: 70 - 85 pounds (32 - 38 kg)
Height Male: 28-30 inches (71-76 cm),
Female: 26-28 inches (66-71 cm)
Lifespan 10-12 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Purpose Protection and companionship.
Date of Origin 1899
Ancestry Spitz

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Shiny, Silky, Straight, Wavy
Coat Colors Golden, Yellow
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Black, Brown, Amber, Blue, Yellow, Green
Nose Color Possibilities Black, Brown, Tan, Red, Yellow, Blue, Gray, Silver, White
Coat Color Possibilities Black, White, Red, Tan, Grey, Silver, Blue, Brown
Coat Length Длина плаща собаки-трекера: 70 см.
Coat Density Medium
Coat Texture Гладкая
Recommended Brushes Slicker brush, Pin brush, Undercoat rake, Shedding blade, Grooming mitt, Nail clippers.
Brushing Frequency 2-3 times per week

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Confident
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly No
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners No
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Prefers cold weather
Stinkiness Medium
Drooling tendency
Activity Level High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 20 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 60

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 4 cups
Daily Cost $50-$100
Monthly Cost $500-$1,000


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Russian Tracker have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 5-10 puppies (Once a year.)


The Russian Tracker dog is a medium-sized breed of dog that originated in Russia. It is a working breed, known for its intelligence and loyalty. The Russian Tracker dog has a thick double coat that comes in various colors, including black, white, brown, and gray. Its eyes are usually dark brown or black and its ears are erect and pointed. The average lifespan of the Russian Tracker dog is between 10 to 12 years.

The size of the Russian Tracker dog varies depending on its gender; males typically weigh between 55 to 65 pounds while females weigh between 45 to 55 pounds. The height of the breed ranges from 18 to 24 inches at the shoulder. The coat of the Russian Tracker dog can be short or long and comes in various colors such as black, white, brown, gray, red-brown or sable with white markings on their chest and feet.

The personality of the Russian Tracker dog is loyal and intelligent; they are eager to please their owners and make excellent family pets as well as guard dogs due to their protective nature. They are also very active dogs who need plenty of exercise every day in order to stay healthy both physically and mentally.

Russian Trackers are friendly with other dogs but may be wary around strangers until they get used to them; they also get along well with children if socialized properly from an early age but should always be supervised when interacting with young children due to their size and strength. They can also be friendly towards other animals if raised together from puppyhood but may chase cats if not properly trained not too do so from an early age.

The temperament of the Russian Tracker is alert yet gentle; they make great watchdogs due to their alertness but will not bark excessively unless there is something suspicious going on around them which makes them ideal for those who live in urban areas where noise levels must be kept low at all times.

The health of the Russian Tracker Dog is generally good although some individuals may suffer from hip dysplasia or eye problems such as cataracts which should always be monitored by a veterinarian regularly throughout their life span in order for any potential issues to be caught early on before they become more serious health problems later down the line..

The adaptability level of this breed is high; they do well living both indoors or outdoors provided that they have access to plenty of exercise every day either through walks or playtime activities such as fetching balls etc., however it’s important that owners provide them with enough mental stimulation too otherwise boredom can set in leading them into destructive behaviors such as chewing furniture etc..

Overall owning a Russian tracker can bring many benefits into your life including companionship, loyalty protection against intruders/strangers plus lots more! If you’re looking for an intelligent yet gentle companion then this could definitely be one worth considering!


The Russian Tracker is a breed of dog that was developed in Russia for the purpose of tracking down missing persons and criminals. The breed is also known as the Russian Bloodhound, and is a descendant of the English Bloodhound. The Russian Tracker was used extensively by the Soviet Union during the Cold War, and was responsible for tracking down many fugitives and criminals. However, with the fall of the Soviet Union, the breed fell into obscurity and was close to becoming extinct. In recent years, however, the Russian Tracker has been making a comeback, and is now recognized as a breed by several kennel clubs.

The history of the Russian Tracker dog can be traced back to the early 1800s, when a number of English Bloodhounds were imported into Russia. These dogs were used by the Russian military to track down missing persons and criminals. The Russian Tracker became very popular during the Cold War, when it was used extensively by the Soviet Union to track down fugitives and criminals. However, with the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, the breed fell into obscurity and was close to becoming extinct. In recent years, however, there has been a resurgence in interest in the Russian Tracker dog, and it is now recognized as a breed by several kennel clubs.

The Russian Tracker is believed to be descended from a number of different breeds of dogs, including the English Bloodhound, French Basset Hound, German Shorthaired Pointer, and even some types of terriers. The exact ancestry of the Russian Tracker is unknown; however, it is thought that this breed was developed through selective breeding in order to create a dog that would be ideal for tracking down missing persons and criminals.

The RussianTracker dog was first recognized as a distinct breed bythe Moscow Kennel Club in 1992. Since then, this breed has been gaining in popularity both inside Russia and abroad. Today, there are an estimated 200-300RussianTracker dogsin existence worldwide.