Their tracking sense is so strong that they are unable to follow commands when they are trailing a scent.
Their curious nature means that they have a tendency to stand on their hind legs to investigate a small child or small dog being held in the arms of an adult.
They are highly active and require a great deal of physical and mental exercise, so they are generally not suited to apartment living or small back gardens.
Agile, energetic, loving, intelligent, confident and even-tempered dogs. They are not good with small animals due to their innate tracking and hunting instincts.