Smaland Hound

USD $700-$800 Price Avg.

Hunting Dogs



Breed Type



12-14 years


Breed Information

Group Hunting Dogs
Popularity/Rank 495
Origin Sweden
Other Names Smalandsstovare, Smålandsstövare
Breed Type Purebred
Price (Avg.) USD $700-$800
How much does it cost to purchase a Smaland Hound?
The price of a Smaland Hound will vary from breeder to breeder as well as from place to place. As a rough guide, you should expect to pay between $700 to $800 per Smaland Hound 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 Smaland Hound through a shelter.
Size Medium
Weight Male: 33-44 pounds (15-20 kg),
Female: 33-44 pounds (15-20 kg)
Height Male: 17-20 inches (43-51 cm),
Female: 16-19 inches (40-48 cm)
Lifespan 12-14 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Date of Origin

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Close Fitting, Double, Harsh, Straight, Thick
Coat Colors Black, Black & Tan, Grey, Sable, White
Grooming Level
Smaland Hound is very easy-care breed. They has close fitting, double, harsh, straight, thick and -length coats. That's why the smaland hound needs very low grooming effort.
Shedding Level
The Smaland Hound is a average shedding breed. An ideal smaland hound has a and coat of -length. That makes moderate amount of fur. Shedding is a normal and natural process for all dogs. But, the quantity of hair a dog sheds depends on the dog's breed type, season/weather, length of coat but sometimes it depends on pregnancy situation, health status, and specially on the type of food.
Solution: Brush regularly with right brush, and healthy diet food can reduce and control the amount of hair shedding.
Eye Color Possibilities
Nose Color Possibilities
Coat Color Possibilities
Coat Length
Coat Density
Coat Texture
Recommended Brushes
Brushing Frequency
Recommended: (All dogs benefit from regular brushing.)

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Agile, Calm, Energetic, Kind, Loyal, Spirited
According to canine psychologist and pHD, Stanley Coren, Smaland Hound breed rank at the smartest degree of working/obedience intelligence. They can understand and memorize new commands & tricks after 20-30 tries.
Smaland Hounds are easy to train. Their intelligence level is high to learn commands, tricks and new things.
Smaland Hound breed is highly playful dog and they have high activity level. Dog's playfulness depends on activity levels and health conditions.
Some dog breeds have different signs and alerts when they want to play. But, probably the easiest dog body language to understand is a happy dog and want to play: Tail up, relax body, pupils dilated, mouth open (optional), tongue exposed and front-end lowered.
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 Low
Drooling tendency
Activity Level High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week
Minutes of Activity Per Day

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals.
Cups Per Day
Daily Cost
Monthly Cost


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Smaland Hound have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 4-6 puppies (Once a year.)


The Smaland Hound is a Medium sized dog breed with Avg. Weight Male: 38.5 pounds (17.5 kg), Female: 38.5 pounds (17.5 kg), Avg. Height Male: 18.5 inches (47 cm), Female: 17.5 inches (44 cm). This dog coats come in a range of colours including Black, Grey, Sable, Black & Tan, White. with the outer coat. The breed also goes by the name Smålandsstövare, Smalandsstovare. They are ranked No. 495 the most popular dog breeds in the world.
The Smaland Hound breed live around 12 to 14 years of age. If the breed is treated carefully and has a good diet with regular exercise, it could be 1 or 2 more years will live. Although, This dog is counted to be a moderate healthy breed, This dog is not a hypoallergenic breed.


As above mentioned, the date of origin of the Smaland Hound dog is . Smaland Hound breed type is Purebred and relate to the Hunting Dogs group. Originated from Sweden. This breed purpose is and the ancestor of Smaland Hound was the .