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Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound
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Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

The Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound can be used both in pack and individually.



This breed is originally from the "Bâtard Anglo - Saintongeois" a species that emerged in the mid-nineteenth century and was the result of the cross between the Gascon Saintongeois and the English Foxhound. Currently the breed has approximately 2000 specimens with approximately 200 births per year. They form a group of 20 or more deer hunters and a deer hunter.
The text of the year 2007 was written by M. Pierre Astié, President of the "Club du Chien d'ordre" and its committee in collaboration with Mr..
Raymond Triquet.

Physical Characteristics Black and White Great Anglo-French Hound

The Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound is a big dog, pretty powerful, resilient and robust with strong bones that recall its origins with the Gascon Saintongeois. Its ears are medium-length. Extended forward, reach at most the snout two fingers behind the nose. Rather they end up at one point. Strong at birth, its tail ends at a conical point, long and straight; above the line of the back when the dog is in action but not reaching the vertical.

He has short hair, pretty strong and tight, necessarily black and white, with a large fur and more or less extensive black spots, which may show black or bluish spots, or even small tan marks, but these only in the limbs. A pale tanned spot over each eye and a pale tan on the cheeks, under the eyes, under the ears and at the base of the tail. The “deer mark” on the thigh is quite common.


– Males: 65 to 72 cm.
– females: 62 to 68 cm.

Weight: On 25 kg.

Character and skills Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound


The Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound lives mainly in packs and kennels. Used for deer hunting, roe deer or wild boars. Hunting on any terrain, even wet or wooded. The Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound form packs of about twenty dogs on hunts in their country of origin, France. You can also hunt alone with your master.

For a companion dog, the field and a large fenced garden are preferable. An accomplished athlete, the Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound will delight a good runner. In the presence of young children, it is not advisable to adopt an adult kennel dog without making sure it has been well socialized with children.

Health Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

Like all large races, the great black-and-white Anglo-French can suffer from joint pain. Their soft ears are sometimes prone to ear infections..

Hunting accidents are common and cause injuries, fractures or sprains.

Groomed Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

The short coat of the Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound should be brushed once a week.

Returning from the hunt, the fur will be inspected for wounds, parasites or thorns. Good vaccination and pest control coverage is recommended.

Great black and white Anglo-French hound training

The Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound he is friendly, but with a strong character. You'll have to be politely educated.

as a companion dog, it is preferable to bring a puppy that can be raised and socialized. Dog hunting training will be conducted by a hunter.

Exercise Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

The Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound is an extremely vigorous working dog, accustomed to very intense physical exercise. When not hunting, he must be given the opportunity to expend his excessive energy. This dog is an infamous cat hunter, so it should never be released without a leash until it is in a closed and secure area.

During the hunting season it is advisable to offer the dog some type of exercise that emulates its hunting behavior.. It is worth remembering that if the Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound lacks opportunities to vent, will gradually turn into a rebellious animal, hyperactive and destructive.

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Type and recognitions:

  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds.
  • Section 1.1: Large-sized hound-type dogs.. With proof of work..


  • FCI – Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds. – Section 1.1: Large-sized Hounds.
  • Central Canine Society

FCI breed standard "Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound"


Date of publication of the valid original standard:


Pack hound for big game.

General appearance:

This is a fairly strong dog with solid bones.. Its appearance shows very well its Gascon origin- Saintongeois.


  • The snout is somewhat shorter than the skull.
  • The length of the body from the point of the shoulders to the point of the ischium is equal to its height at the withers..

Behavior / temperament:

Outstanding in hunting deer and deer in wet and dense terrain.. It is a friendly dog, attached to people and easy to handle in the kennels.


Strong, rather short with parallel skull/snout planes.

Cranial region:
  • Craging: The skull is rather flat. The occipital protuberance is barely marked and the eyebrows are prominent.
  • Dnaso-frontal depression (Stop): Well marked.

facial region:

  • Trufa: black, developed and somewhat raised. Well open nasal Windows.
  • Hocico: A little longer than the skull. Straight and somewhat shorter than the skull.
  • Belves: The lips are clearly square when seen from the sides., the upper lip perfectly covers the lower lip.

OJOS: Brown and quite sunken but not excessively.

OREJAS: Rather wide insertion and at eye level. Relatively flat at insertion then bending toward the end; long Middle. When stretched forward they should not reach more than two fingers before the base of the nose.. Rather pointed.


Strong, rather short. A slight double chin is tolerated.


  • Espalda: Straight and well accentuated.
  • Lomo: Very wide, straight and rather short.
  • Glikeness: The rump is oblique and the haunches are quite prominent..
  • Pecho: It is wide and quite descended to the level of the elbows.. Medium round ribs.
  • Flalso: Well solid.
  • Lílower line and belly: Slightly ascending.


It is thick at the root and fine and thin at the tip.. When on the move, the carriage is on the top line but not vertical.


PREVIOUS MEMBERS: Aligned with the body, more rounded than flat.

  • Hshoulders: They are long and well muscled.
  • Elbows: Well attached to the body.
  • Brazo: Plumbed.
  • Metacarpus: Slightly inclined seen in profile.
  • Pinis previous: Thick and big, rather round.


  • Thighs: They are well lowered and muscular, although not thick.
  • Hock: Only slightly inclined when seen in profile.
  • Pinis later: Thick and big, rather round.


Natural. Preferred step: agile with extended canter.


PIEL: White under white hair, and black under the black hair. Sometimes there are blue or dark brown spots on the belly and inner thighs..


  • Plink: Short, quite strong and dense.
  • Codor: It must be black and white, with a large blanket and more or less widespread black spots.

May present black or bluish mottling, and even fire colored. The latter, However, only allowed on the extremities. Has a pale spot above each eye, as well as pale fire in the cheeks, under the eyes, below the ears and below the base of the tail. The ″roe deer mark″ on the lower thigh is quite common.

Size and weight:

Altura to the cross:

  • Males: 65 to 72 cm in males,
  • females: 62 to 68 cm in females.

Tolerance + / – 1 cm..


Any deviation from the aforementioned criteria is considered as a fault and the severity of this is considered to the degree of the deviation to the standard and its consequences on the health and well-being of the dog..


  • Nose: Significant lack of pigmentation.
  • Jaws: Prognathism or enognatismo.
  • Eyes: Too light color.
  • Ears: Asymmetrically folded, too long.
  • Spada: excessive.
  • Color: on the cheeks the black extending towards the lips.


  • Aggressiveness or extreme shyness.
  • Any dog ​​showing clear signs of physical or behavioral abnormalities.
    • Tips: weak
    • Severe deviation of the limbs.
    • Pies: Long.
    • Color: Tricolor mantle.

  • Males should have two normal-appearing testicles fully descended into the scrotum..
  • Only functionally and clinically healthy dogs, with the typical conformation of the breed, should be used for parenting.

Source: F.C.I - International Cynological Federation

Alternative names:

1. Grand Anglo-Français Blanc et Noir (English).
2. Grand Anglo-Français Blanc et Noir (French).
3. Grand Anglo-Français, Grand anglo-français blanc et noir (German).
4. Grand anglo-français blanc et noir (Portuguese).
5. Grand anglo-français blanc et noir (español).


1 – A Grand Anglo-Fancais blanc et noir at full gallop by Alephalpha, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
2 – Anglo-French white and black face by ArnaudM63, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

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