Serbian Tricolour Hound

USD $600 - $1,200 Price Avg.

Hunting Dogs



Breed Type



12-14 years


Breed Information

Group Hunting Dogs
Popularity/Rank 416
Origin Serbia
Other Names Srpski Trobojni Gonič, Yugoslavian Tricolour Hound
Breed Type Purebred
Price (Avg.) USD $600 - $1,200
How much does a Serbian Tricolour Hound cost?
According to a rough estimate, you will spend between $600 to $1,200 on your Serbian Tricolour Hound if you purchase it from a reputable breeder. If you select a dog with exceptional bloodlines, the price may be higher. The price might even be higher if the dog has already been trained. You'll usually pay less if you get a Serbian Tricolour Hound from a shelter.
Size Large
Weight Male: 44-55 pounds (20-25 kg),
Female: 37-46 pounds (17-21 kg)
Height Male: 18-22 inches (45-56 cm),
Female: 17-21 inches (44-54 cm)
Lifespan 12-14 years
Recognized by FCI
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section.
Purpose Companionship
Date of Origin 1890
Ancestry Unknown

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Harsh, Smooth, Thick
Coat Colors Deep Red or Fox Red & Black Mantle or Saddle
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Hazel, Amber, Brown, Blue
Nose Color Possibilities Black, Brown, Tan, Liver, Red, Blue
Coat Color Possibilities Black, Tan, White
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Medium
Coat Texture Short, dense, and wiry.
Recommended Brushes Slicker brush, Pin brush, Undercoat rake, Shedding blade, Nail clippers
Brushing Frequency Once a week

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Dependable, Kind, Lively, Obedient, Tenacious
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 Yes
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 Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
Drooling tendency
Activity Level High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 20 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 30-60 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 2 to 2.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 2.5 cups
Daily Cost $20-$30
Monthly Cost $50-$100


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Serbian Tricolour Hound have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 3-6 puppies (Once a year.)


The Serbian Tricolour Hound is a medium-sized breed of dog that originated in Serbia. It is a hunting dog, bred for its stamina and agility. The breed has a distinctive tricolor coat, with white, black and tan markings. It has a long muzzle and ears that hang down close to the face. The eyes are dark brown and the tail is long and curved.

Appearance: The Serbian Tricolour Hound has an athletic build with strong legs and a deep chest. Its coat is short, dense, and glossy in texture. The colors of the coat are white, black, tan or brindle in various combinations.

Lifespan: The average lifespan of the Serbian Tricolour Hound is between 10-12 years when properly cared for.
Size: This breed typically stands between 18-22 inches tall at the shoulder when fully grown
Weight: They usually weigh between 40-60 pounds when fully grown
Colors: White, black, tan or brindle in various combinations
Personality: This breed is known for its intelligence and loyalty to its owners as well as its strong hunting instinct. They are alert dogs who make excellent watchdogs but can also be very affectionate with their families if given proper training from an early age. They have high energy levels so they need plenty of exercise to stay healthy both physically and mentally
Friendliness towards other dogs/animals/children: With proper socialization from an early age this breed can be friendly towards other animals including cats as well as children if raised together from puppyhood onwards however they may still have a strong prey drive so caution should be taken around smaller animals such as rabbits or rodents
Temperament: This breed has an independent nature but can also be very loyal to their owners if given proper training from an early age. They are intelligent dogs who need plenty of mental stimulation to stay happy which makes them great candidates for activities such as agility or tracking competitions
Health: Generally speaking this breed is quite healthy however like all breeds they may suffer from certain health issues such as hip dysplasia or eye problems so regular vet checkups should be done to ensure your pet stays healthy
Adaptability level : This breed does best in homes where there’s plenty of space for them to run around outside however they can adapt well enough to apartment living provided they get enough exercise on a daily basis Benefits : As pets these dogs make great companions due to their intelligence loyalty and affectionate nature towards their owners .They also make excellent watchdogs due to their alertness .They require minimal grooming making them easy maintenance pets .


The Serbian Tricolour Hound is a breed of dog that is native to Serbia. The breed is also known as the Srpski Trobojni Gonic, which translates to "Serbian Tricolour Hound". The Serbian Tricolour Hound is a descendant of the ancient Istrian Shorthaired Hound, which was brought to Serbia by the Romans. The Serbian Tricolour Hound was used for hunting in the mountains of Serbia and was also used as a guard dog. The breed nearly became extinct during World War II, but was saved by a group of dedicated breeders. The Serbian Tricolour Hound is now recognized as a breed by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale and is gaining popularity in other countries.