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    Brief Description 

    Medium size. There are two separate varieties, distinguished by coat type: Rough coat and Smooth coat. Adaptable, docile and highspirited companion and house-dog, somewhat reserved about strangers, with a moderate hunting instinct. Aggressiveness and timidity not desired.

    Source: http://www.fci.be/en/nomenclature/KROMFOHRLANDER-192.html


    Links to Breed Descriptions 

    See: The German Kennel Club (VDH) for information and video (if available).
    (Hint: your browser should be able to Translate to English, at least for text (e.g., right click in Google Chrome or Internet Explorer).)

    http://www.vdh.de/welpen/mein-welpe/kromfohrlnder

    Video for this breed (if available) and other breed videos are available in full length here: www.meisterpetztv.de


    Other Names for Breed 

     

     


    Country of Origin and Parent Breed Club 

    Country of origin: Germany


    Health and Well-Being 

    Some sources of health information include:

    1. National kennel clubs and breed clubs (see, e.g. Breeding/Health Strategy Documents, below)
    2. Population-level statistics (see, e.g., Swedish Insurance Data, below)
    3. Research articles
    4. Breed club surveys


    Breed-Specific Articles 

     


    Breed Standards 

    192g09.jpgThere are numerous breed standards.

    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.

    Two of the major international standards are:

    The American Kennel Club (F.C.I.'s Standard applies - FSS breed)

    FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale)

     

     

     

     


    Breed-Specific Statistics 

    1. Swedish Insurance Data

    • Breed-specific information on rates of disease and death from Agria Pet Insurance (Agria Djurförsäkring) is available for many breeds.
      Kromfohrländer:   2011-2016

     

    2. Finnish Kennel Club database


    Breeding/Health Strategy Documents 

    Health/Breeding Strategy Documents and Links:

     

     

    Sweden: Breed-specific Breeding Strategies: (in Swedish) and/ or English summaryjtocover.png

     

     

    Finland: Jalostuksen tavoiteohjelma 2020-2024 Kromfohrländer

     

    HFH-A - Hereditary Footpad Hyperkeratosis - Kromfohrländer -

    • See Disease and Test information at Antagene.

     

     

     

     

     


    Breed-Specific DNA Tests:


    Other Breed-Specific Webpages 

    HISTORY
    Kromfohrländer“BY FAR THE YOUNGEST BREED IN GERMANY”

    text and illustrations by RIA HÖRTER

     


    Breed-Specific Research 

     

     


    Breed Clubs 

    We are listing sites for breed clubs with health or other information that might be helpful. Follow links below.

     

    Germany: VDH: Rassezuchtverein der Kromfohrländer e.V.: http://www.kromfohrlaender.de/
    Finland: Suomen kromfohrländer ry - http://www.kromfohrlander.fi/index.html
    Switzerland: Schweizer Kromfohrländer-Club: http://www.kromfohrlaender-club.ch/
    Sweden: SKK: Rasklubben Svenska Kromfohrländerklubben: http://www.kromfohrlanderklubben.se/

    US: AKC: http://www.kromiclub.com/ [FFS - Foundation Stock Service. 

         



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