The Bosnian Coarse-Haired Hound also known as the Barak, originated in Bosnia as the name indicates. This breed is a scent hound type that was and is widely used for hunting large game. The other part of the name refers to the texture of their coats, which is their signature feature and sets them apart from other hounds.
The frame of the Bosnian Coarse-Haired Hound is strong and sturdy. They are energetic and alert. Their body can handle high endurance and good speed. This breed is a working dog. If they are not used for working but instead as a companion, it is important for the dog to be exercised daily to keep it healthy and stimulated.
The Bosnian Coarse-Haired Hound has a shaggy coat. The colours can vary and often include yellow, red or grey. White patches or patterns are typical on this breed. The tail is carried upward and it is bent or curved slightly.
The behaviour of the Bosnian Coarse-Haired Hound is energetic and lively. They enjoy an active lifestyle. This dog, like most hunters, is very brave. They will defend and protect their owner and assist him in his efforts. They make great working dogs as well as very good companions. This is a loyal and devoted breed. Usually hunting dogs can have a difficult time as a house pet. However, this canine embraces the role of working dog and house pet as long as it is loved by its human companion.