The Hanover Hound is a breed which originated during the medieval time period. It is a descendant of bloodhounds from that time period, and is currently used as a hunting and tracking dog. The breed is very rare.
The Hanover Hound stands 18 to 22 inches high and weighs 80 to 99 pounds. It is a sturdy breed with a deep chest, huge head, and powerful jaws. The breed has a short coat which can range from a light to a dark reddish fawn color which is brindled.
The breed needs plenty of exercise and space to roam, due to its nature as a hunter. The Hanover Hound is a loyal, calm dog, yet when tracking it is incredibly focused and persistent.