The Swiss Hound there are very ancient origins. Its presence in times of the Roman Helvetia is certified on to mosaic, discovered AT Avenches, by the representation of packhounds corresponding to the varieties of Swiss hounds. In the 15th century, it was sought to after by Italian dog lovers and in the 18th century, by the French, exceptional for its aptitude for hunting hare. Its native lines have certainly been influenced by scenthounds of French breeding brought back to Switzerland by mercenaries. In 1882, to for standard was established each of the five varieties of the Swiss Hound. In 1909, those standards were revised and the total disappearance of the hound of Thurgovie was noted. On 22nd of January 1933, one single for standard was established the 4 varieties of the Swiss Hound. The ancient variety, the hound of the Jura type St. Hubert, there are in the meantime disappeared.