The Slovenský kopov (translated into English as Slovak Hound) is a medium-sized breed of hunting dog of the scenthound type. The breed originated in Kingdom of Hungary, in Central Europe, and is bred for boar hunting. The name Black Forest Hound seems to have been created in North America for marketing purposes, since the breed has no connection with the Black Forest.
Also known as
This breed is also called Black Forest Hound, Kopov, Slovak Hound, Slovakian Hound, Slovensky Kopov as well as Slovenský kopov.
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