A Kritikos Ichnilatis (Cretan Hound) is a hunting breed of dog from the island of Crete in Greece. It is considered to be one of the oldest hunting breeds in Europe with a history that goes back to 4 000 years ago. This is a multi-talented dog that comes directly from Crete. It has excellent scent speed agility durability that make it an exceptional hare hunter. Cretan Hounds also have guarding instincts as well as pastoral instincts.