Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Deerhound Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Scottish hunting dog dating back to the Middle Ages. Originally owned by the clan chieftains, this breed lives well beside man. Calm and good-natured large dog with a strong instinct for hunting and chasing. Quiet breed with an air of great dignity. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. The Deerhound Club: www.deerhound.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Scottish Deerhound Club of America: www.deerhound.org.