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Fawn Brittany Griffon
Francia FCI 66 - Medium-sized Hounds

Fawn Brittany Griffon

Its sociable, loving, balanced and very kind to people, what makes them good companions.

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History

The Fawn Brittany Griffon it is one of the oldest breeds of French trace dogs, since in the fourteenth century a certain Huet des Ventes already had a pack of this type. Widely used until the 19th century for wolf hunting in Brittany, rested when these animals disappeared.

In the 1949, The Brittany Fawn Club was created by Marcel Pambrun to dedicate himself to preserving the value of these dogs, that had become scarce. Since the decade of the years 80, under the impulse of Bernard Vallée, the Fawn Brittany Griffon, as well as the race that derives from it, the Fawn Brittany Basset, they seem to have made a place for themselves among French track dogs. The motto "hunting above all" continues to be the Club's line of conduct.

Photo: This is a french dog Griffon Fauve de Bretagne by Alephalpha, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Características físicas «Grifón leonado de Bretaña»

The Fawn Brittany Griffon it is mostly a hunting dog with a muscular body. They are recognized by their short hair, rough and dry, always tawny in color but with more or less pronounced tones. Its hair is slightly longer on the sides of its elongated snout, forming a kind of mustache. Her small dark brown eyes give her a lively and alert appearance. His ears, quite large, they lay low and they wear droopy. They are covered with shorter and finer hair than the rest of the body.

The Fawn Brittany Griffon has a medium-length tail, sickle-shaped, which is thick at the base and more tapered at the tip. When active, this dog makes quick lateral movements with his tail.

Size: 48 – 56 cm.
Weight: 18 – 20 kg

Carácter y aptitudes «Grifón leonado de Bretaña»

Proud, bold and alive, the Fawn Brittany Griffon he is a stubborn and passionate hunter, that adapts easily to all territories and all game animals. Brave, witty, tenacious and diligent, he is also entrepreneurial and efficient, while demonstrating your ability to convene.

Its sociable, loving, balanced and very kind to people, what makes them good companions.

If he is well trained, is obedient and has a good memory.

Cuidados del «Grifón leonado de Bretaña»

The Fawn Brittany Griffon not cut out for city living. He is quite used to living in a pack in a kennel. It is a dog that needs long walks in the forest in particular. If you grow up in the city, your master must be able to offer you very frequent and stimulating outings.

The Fawn Brittany Griffon does not require any particular maintenance except brushing once or twice a week.

La salud del «Grifón leonado de Bretaña»

The Fawn Brittany Griffon he is a robust dog, tough and in pretty solid health. But, can be prone to ear infections and eye problems. This dog can also suffer from hip and elbow dysplasia.

Characteristics "Fawn Brittany Griffon"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Fawn Brittany Griffon" you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, you must take into account his character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, their care and if you have small children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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Images "Fawn Brittany Griffon"

Photos:

1 – Fawn Brittany Griffon female by Canarian, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
2 – Griffon Fauve de Bretagne, 6 Month by Markus Seim, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
3 – Lion Griffon from Britain by https://pxhere.com/es/photo/481096
4 – Lion Griffon from Britain by https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/basset-fauve-de-bretagne/

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Type and recognitions:

  • FCI CLASSIFICATION: 66
  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds.
  • Section 1.2: Medium-sized hound-type dogs.. With proof of work..

Federations:

  • FCI – Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds. – Section 1.2: Medium-sized Hounds.
  • UKCScenthounds
  • Central Canine Society

FCI breed standard "Fawn Brittany Griffon"

Origin:
France

Date of publication of the valid original standard:
25.03.2003

Use:

Bloodhound dog used for hare hunting, the fox, the roe deer and the wild boar.



General appearance:

It is a bony and muscular dog, very strong and resistant. Es activo y particularmente adaptado a los terrenos difíciles. They have a good sense of smell and a sustained bark (short and repeated).



Behavior / temperament:

The Fawn of Brittany are passionate hunting dogs, although docile with the man, sociable, affectionate and balanced. They adapt easily to all terrain and all types of hunting. During the hunt they are brave, slums, tenacious and applied. They are enterprising and effective, but they also show aptitude to join the group. Well managed, they are obedient and of an easy return.

Head:

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Cranial region:
  • Skull : Rather elongated and the occipital protuberance is marked. Seen from the front, skull looks lowered curvature. Its width decreases until it reaches the level of the superciliary arches, that are not very marked.
  • Depression links (Stop) : Bit strong.

facial region:

  • Truffle : Negra o pardo oscuro. The Windows are wide open.
  • Snout : Más puntiagudo que cuadrado.
  • Belfos : They cover the lower jaw well, although not in excess. Whiskers are not abundant.
  • Jaws/Teeth : Jaws and teeth are strong, with a perfect and uniform scissor joint. Upper incisors cover lower incisors with tight contact. The incisors are set at right angles to the jaws. The absence of PM1 is not penalized.

Eyes : Not prominent, not too sunk in the orbits. Its color is dark brown. The conjunctiva is not apparent. The look is impetuous.

Ears : Delicately implanted at the level of the eye line, just reaching the tip of the truffle. They end in a point and are bent inwards and covered with a shallower and finer hair than the rest of the body.

Neck:

Quite short and muscular.

Body:

  • Back : Short and wide. Never sunk.
  • Pork loin : Ancho y bien musculoso.
  • Breast : Wide and high.
  • Ribs : Pretty rounded.
  • Belly : The lower margin is slightly raised towards the back.

Tail:

It is slightly sickle-shaped. Is medium length, thick at the base, often spike-shaped and tapers at the tip. When is the dog in action, the tail is on the margin of the back and performs regular lateral movements.

Tips

PREVIOUS MEMBERS :

  • Seen in conjunction : They show good bone structure and are well poised.
  • Shoulder : Oblique, well attached to the thorax.
  • Elbows : They occur in the axis of the body.
  • forearms : Vertical.
  • Metacarpus : Seen in profile, they are slightly oblique. Seen from the front, are presented in the axis of the body.

LATER MEMBERS

  • Seen in conjunction : They are well muscled. Legs are uniform. Seen from the back, they are parallel, or together, nor separated.
  • Thighs : Long and well muscled.
  • Babillas : Inclined and moderately bent.
  • Metatarsals : Vertical.

FEET : compacts. Fingers are together and arched ; nails are solid. Plantar bearings are hard.

Movement:

Elastic and uniform ; never in little hops.

Mantle

SKIN : Quite thick and flexible; no dewlap.

HAIR : Good hard, thin and quite short; never shaggy or curly. The face must not be tangled.

COLOR : Fawn ranging from golden wheat to brick red. Some scattered black hairs are tolerated, on the back and on the ears. Sometimes the presence of a white star is observed on the sill, this particularity is not sought.



Size and weight:

Height at withers : Of 0,48 to 0,56 m for males and females, with 2 cm excess tolerance for exceptional specimens.



Fouls:

Any deviation from the aforementioned criteria is considered a fault and its severity is considered in proportion to the degree of the deviation from the standard and its consequences on the health and welfare of the dog.

SERIOUS FAULTS

Behavior
• Perro temeroso.Cabeza
• Cráneo ancho y plano.
• Arcadas superciliares demasiado pronunciadas.
• Hocico puntiagudo o corto. Hanging and thick lips.
• Light eyes.
• Orejas planas y anchas.

Body
• Apariencia débil.
• Márgen superior que no es lo suficientemente tenso.
• Vientre agalgado.Cola
• Desviación.
• Miembros
• Estructura ósea deficiente.
• Pies aplastados.Pelo
• Escaso, short, fine, soft.

MISS PLAYOFFS

• Aggressive or fearful dog.
• Ausencia de características típicas (any specimen whose characteristics differentiate it from its congeners).
• Prognatismo inferior o superior.
• Ojos muy claros.
• Despigmentación parcial o total en la trufa o en el borde de los párpados y de los belfos.
• Knotted tail.
• Presencia de espolones en los miembros posteriores (dewclaws never appear in this breed)
• Pelo largo y lanudo.
• Cualquier otro pelaje que no sea el indicado por el estándar.
• Cualquier otro tamaño que no sea el impuesto por el estándar.
• Incapacidad notable; anatomical malformation.

Any dog ​​showing clear signs of physical or behavioral abnormalities must be disqualified..



N.B.:

Males should have two normal-appearing testicles fully descended into the scrotum..

Source: F.C.I - International Cynological Federation

Alternative names:

1. Griffon fauve de Bretagne (English).
2. Fauve de Bretagne (French).
3. Griffon Fauve de Bretagne (German).
4. Griffon fauve de Bretagne (Portuguese).
5. Griffon fauve de Bretagne (español).

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