Ibizan Hound Breed Profile


The Ibizan's clean-cut lines, large prick ears and light pigment give it a unique appearance.Lithe and racy, the Ibizan possesses a deerlike elegance combined with the power of a hunter. Strong, without appearing heavily muscled, the Ibizan is a hound of moderation. With the exception of the ears, he should not appear extreme or exaggerated.


White or red, (from light, yellowish-red called "lion" to deep red), solid or in any combination.


The Ibizan Hound is even-tempered, affectionate and loyal. Extremely versatile and trainable, he makes an excellent family pet, and is well suited to the breed ring, obedience, tracking and lure-coursing. He exhibits a keen, natural hunting instinct with much determination and stamina in the field.


Ibizan Hounds will think of their owners, family and other pets in the household as their pack. They will be watchful of strangers but still gentle and sensitive. The Ibizan Hound loves long walks but does best on lease as its their nature to track.

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