Sabueso Espanol

USD $1,500 - $2,500 Price Avg.

Hunting Dogs



Breed Type



12-14 years


Breed Information

Group Hunting Dogs
Popularity/Rank 434
Origin Spain
Other Names Sabueso Español, Spanish Scenthound
Breed Type Purebred
Price (Avg.) USD $1,500 - $2,500
How much does it cost to purchase a Sabueso Espanol?
The price of a Sabueso Espanol will vary from breeder to breeder as well as from place to place. As a rough guide, you should expect to pay between $1,500 to $2,500 per Sabueso Espanol if you purchase from a reputable breeder. Prices will be higher for show-quality dogs with a distinguished pedigree. Adult dogs who have already been trained may cost even more. It is usually less expensive to adopt a Sabueso Espanol through a shelter.
Size Medium
Weight Male: 22-25 pounds (10-11 kg),
Female: 20-23 pounds (9-10 kg)
Height Male: 20-22 inches (50-57 cm),
Female: 17-20 inches (43-52 cm)
Lifespan 12-14 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Purpose Companionship
Date of Origin 14th century
Ancestry Spanish Sighthound

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Dense, Fine, Smooth
Coat Colors Black, Red, Tan, White
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Amarillo, Marrón, Verde, Azul, Gris
Nose Color Possibilities Negro, Marrón, Naranja, Gris, Blanco
Coat Color Possibilities Black, White, Tan, Red, Fawn, Sable, Brindle, Gray, Blue
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Medium
Coat Texture Short and dense
Recommended Brushes Slicker brush, Pin brush, Undercoat rake, Shedding blade, Nail clippers, Grooming scissors, Furminator, Dematting comb.
Brushing Frequency 2-3 times per week

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Affectionate, Brave, Brave, Calm, Caring, Courageous, Daring, Energetic, Noble
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 average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Medium
Drooling tendency
Activity Level Moderate
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 30 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 45 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 2.5 cups
Daily Cost $50-$100
Monthly Cost

The cost of owning a Sabueso Espanol dog varies depending on factors such as food, veterinary care, grooming, and other supplies. Generally, the monthly cost of owning a Sabueso Espanol dog can range from $50 to $150.


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Sabueso Espanol have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 2-10 puppies (Once a year.)


The Sabueso Espanol is a medium-sized dog breed that originated in Spain. It is a versatile hunting dog that has been used for centuries to hunt small game, such as rabbits and hares. The Sabueso Espanol is an intelligent and loyal breed that makes an excellent companion for active families.

Appearance: The Sabueso Espanol has a short, dense coat that comes in various colors including black, white, tan, red, and brindle. Its head is long and narrow with a pointed muzzle and almond-shaped eyes. Its ears are long and floppy while its tail is usually docked short.

Lifespan: The average lifespan of the Sabueso Espanol is between 12 to 14 years when properly cared for.

Size & Weight: The Sabueso Espanol stands at an average height of 18 to 22 inches tall at the shoulder and weighs between 40 to 55 pounds when fully grown.

Colors: As mentioned above, the Sabueso Espanol comes in various colors including black, white, tan, red, and brindle.

Personality: The Sabueso Espanol is an intelligent breed with a strong work ethic that loves to please its owners. It has a strong prey drive which makes it an excellent hunter but also means it needs plenty of exercise to stay happy and healthy. This breed can be independent at times but overall it loves spending time with its family members and will form strong bonds with them over time.

Friendliness: The Sabueso Espanol gets along well with other dogs as well as children if socialized from an early age but may be wary of strangers due to its protective nature towards its family members. It can also get along well with other animals if raised together from puppyhood but may chase smaller animals due to its high prey drive so supervision should always be provided when around other pets or wildlife creatures such as cats or birds respectively .

Temperament: The temperament of the Sabueso Espanol can vary depending on how it was raised but generally speaking this breed tends to be loyal yet independent minded which makes them great companions for active families who enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking or running together . They are also known for being alert watchdogs who will bark if they sense any danger nearby so they make good guard dogs too .

Health: Generally speaking the health of the Sabueos Españoles tends to be quite good however like all breeds they are prone to certain health issues such as hip dysplasia , eye problems , ear infections , skin allergies , bloat , hypothyroidism , epilepsy etc . Regular vet checkups are recommended in order keep your pet healthy throughout their life span .

Adaptability Level : This breed does best in homes where there’s plenty of space for them run around outdoors however they can adapt quite easily indoors too provided they get enough exercise each day . They do not do well in apartments or small living spaces since they need room roam freely without feeling confined .

Benefits : As mentioned above this breed makes great companions for active families who enjoy outdoor activities together since their intelligence combined with their loyalty make them easy trainable pets who love spending time outdoors exploring new places alongside their owners . They also make great watchdogs due their alertness towards potential danger so you’ll never have worry about intruders entering your home without you knowing about it first !


The Sabueso Espanol is a Spanish hunting dog that was used for centuries to track down game. The breed almost became extinct in the early 1900s, but has since become popular again. The ancestry of the Sabueso Espanol is unknown, but the breed is thought to be descended from ancient Roman hunting dogs. The Sabueso Espanol was recognized as a breed by the Spanish Kennel Club in 1925.