Bruno Saint-Hubert Français

The Bruno de Jura is a hunting dog breed originating from France. These dogs are known for their high intelligence, willingness and endurance, making them ideal as hunting companions and family members.

General details

The weight of the members of this breed varies between 20 and 25 kg. The height of these dogs is between 45 and 60 centimeters. The average life expectancy of this breed is 12 to 14 years.

Breed history in brief

The Jura Bruno dog breed, also known as Grand Bruno du Jura or Chien Courant de Grande Vénerie, is a hunting dog breed originating from the Jura region of France. It is believed that the ancestors of the Bruno du Jura originated in the Middle Ages from local hunting dogs and Bloodhounds (St. Hubert's Dog) that were brought by Cistercian monks to the Jura region. The Jura Bruno dogs were originally bred by noble hunters to hunt deer and wild boar in the Jura mountain region. Although the breed is primarily used as a hunting dog, it has also become a popular family companion in France.

Breed characteristics

The Bruno del Jura dog breed is characterized by its athletic and muscular appearance, with a large head and a long, broad muzzle. Their droopy ears are of medium length and are set at eye level. The coat of this breed is short and dense, with a soft, glossy texture. The predominant color is brown in its different shades and black, although they can also have white patches on the chest and feet. The Jura Bruno is characterized by its ability to follow the trail of prey, thanks to its exceptionally developed sense of smell. It is also noted for its endurance and speed, which allows it to pursue prey over long distances and in difficult terrain.

Common health problems

The main diseases from which Jura Bruno can suffer include hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, osteochondritis dissecans, degenerative spine disease, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease and retinal dysplasia.

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