Petit Gascon Saintongeois
Francia FCI 21 - Medium-sized Hounds

Petit Gascon Saintongeois

The Petit Gascon Saintongeois was destined, in its origins, mainly hunting the hare.

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History

Of French origin, named after the provinces of Gascony and Saintonge.

By mid-century 20, some large game hunters in the Southwest selected the smallest specimens from their litters of Gascon Saintongeois and they fixed this variety, destined, in its origins, mainly hunting the hare.

Photo: Little Gascon de Saintonge by Jérôme BARDIAU, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Physical characteristics

Medium-sized dog, well proportioned and distinguished.

Size:

Males: 56 to 62 cm..
Females: 54 to 59 cm..

Character and skills

Multi-purpose dog used for rifle hunting. Because of its origin it hunts especially the hare, but it is also very good for hunting big game.

Petit Gascon Saintongeois Videos

Petit Gascon Saintongeois
Little Gascon Saintongeois

Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI: 21
  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds.
  • Section 1: Scent hounds – 1.1: Large sized hounds. With working trial.

Federations:

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

FCI standard Petit Gascon Saintongeois breed

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