The Ibizan Hound has a sleek, well muscled body. The head is broad in proportion to the rest of the body, the muzzle is tapered slightly, the nose is large with open nostrils, dark brown eyes, ears that are small and held up, and the triangular teeth. The tail is long and comes down to a point.
They are a double coat that can be smooth or wire haired. A coat that is smooth is longer based than one that is wire haired and both have a Man easiest natural look. They tend to be a healthy breed and live for about 12 years.
The Ibizan Hound is also noted for it’s superb stamina and trainability. They are an athletic dog and enjoy hikes or running. They are moderately inactive indoors. This is a fairly healthy breed. The Ibizan Hound is known for its absence of genetic eye and heart defects. The Ibizan Hounds can run up to 40 mph, and are the fastest of all breeds. This is a consideration for those who want a trotting dog, and at its worst they can be short of breath. They are very alert, and will warn at the least of a scent. This is a dog that will be a fine watchdog. You will however want to make sure your dog learns to bark less. While they warn when necessary, they are discouragement of barking as they mature.
The Ibizan Hounds are a brachycephalic breed. This is a term that means they have a short muzzle and long head. As a puppy they may over-react to new noises or things.