The Drever is a breed of dog, a short-legged scenthound from Sweden used for hunting deer and other game.
Other Names for Breed
Perro tejonero sueco
Country of Origin and Parent Breed Club
Country of origin: Sweden
Health and Well-Being
Some sources of health information include:
National kennel clubs and breed clubs (see, e.g. Breeding/Health Strategy Documents, below)
Population-level statistics (see, e.g., Swedish Insurance Data, below)
Breed club surveys
The basis of breed/conformation shows is the judging of pedigree dogs against the 'Breed Standard', which is a picture in words that describes the range of features that are deemed appropriate for the breed.
One of the major international standards is:
FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale)
1. Swedish Insurance Data
Breed-specific information on rates of disease and death from Agria Pet Insurance (Agria Djurförsäkring) is available for many breeds.
This breed has information on Veterinary Care and Life Insurance.
Breeding/Health Strategy Documents
Health/Breeding Strategy Documents and Links:
Sweden: Breed-specific Breeding Strategies: (in Swedish) and/ or English summary
Finland: JTO: https://jalostus.kennelliitto.fi/RotuPDF.ashx?R=130&T=2
Breed-Specific DNA Tests:
We are listing sites for breed clubs with health or other information that might be helpful. Follow links below.
USA: Drever Association of America
Sweden: SVENSKA DREVERKLUBBEN
Finland: Suomen dreeverijärjestö