Dog breeds Group 6 - Section 1 from the FCI - Scent hounds

Group sections 6

The FCI ⓘ (Federation Cynologique Internationale) recognize 337 races and each is ‘property’ from a specific country, where it had its origin. All of them are included in 10 Groups under a registration number, a section number and a group number.

Standard – classification FCI

  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds
  • Section 1: Scent hounds.

The group 6 of the FCI is reserved for hound-type dogs, and related breeds. When live prey were hunted, other dogs with different specialties were used, depending on the type of hunting.

Hounds were trained and bred to persistently track and hunt big game., while trail dogs were supposed to track and locate injured prey. Today, However, most of the dogs of these breeds are “In use” like family dogs.

Section 1: Scent hounds.

Bloodhounds are those animals used for hunting that can chase large game and follow it long distances and work together with the hunter in a pack or individually. They have an excellent sense of smell and are best used with plenty of exercise and nose training.

1 American Foxhound

American Foxhound

The American Foxhound is sweet, friendly, loyal and loving in a House.

Fox hound, American, better known as American Foxhound

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2 Ariégeois


The Ariégeois He is a smart dog that accepts well orders

The Ariégeois is a dog of French origin, native

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3 Artois Hound

Artois Hound

The Artois Hound It is a good company but with independent dog.

The Artois Hound is a smaller version of the “Great Hound

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4 Austrian Black and Tan Hound

Austrian Black and Tan Hound

The Austrian Black and Tan Hound is very emotional. Perceived mood of its owner.

The Austrian Black and Tan Hound It

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5 Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Breeders of Basset Fauve de Bretagne in Spain

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne has a loose and lively temperament

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne descends in a direct line from “Big Fawn of

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6 Basset Hound

Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is a very happy dog, good and very sociable

The origin of the Basset Hound It, without a doubt, French and one of

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7 Beagle


The main fault of the Beagle is disobedience. He is very stubborn and playful.

The origins of the Beagle they are confused and remote. In the year

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8 Beagle-Harrier


The Beagle-Harrier is vigorous, brave, energetic and intelligent.

The Beagle-Harrier It is a relatively new breed that comes from the crossing (towards the end of the

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9 Bernese Hound

Bernese Hound

The Bernese Hound is mainly used for hunting hare.

The Swiss Hound has a very ancient origin. Its existence in

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10 Billy


The Billy is a used hunting dog live in the open air, in open spaces

The Billy, It is a dog of French origin created

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11 Black and tan coonhound

Black and Tan Coonhound

The Black and tan coonhound they are very vocal and ladradores and, they tend to howl frequently.

The Black Dog and

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12 Bloodhound


The Bloodhound It is the dog with thinner smell of the planet.

The Bloodhound (Bloodhound) It is a breed of dog originally from Belgium,

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13 Blue Gascony Basset

Blue Gascony Basset

The Blue Gascony Basset It is a dog with an excellent sense of smell, Active, Agile and good port

The Blue Gascony Basset It

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14 Blue Gascony Griffon

Blue Gascony Griffon

Originally bred for their tracking qualities, the Blue Gascony Griffon They are also affectionate companion dogs

As its name implies, the

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15 Bosnian Broken-haired Hound – Barak

Bosnian Hound

The Bosnian Hound, nicknamed Barak, It is a dog developed in Bosnia.

This medium-sized breed of hound has been bred in

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16 Brazilian Tracker

Brazilian Tracker

The Brazilian Tracker was a quiet and balanced dog, attached to his master.

The Brazilian Tracker It was a breed of hunting dog originally

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17 Briquet Griffon Vendéen

Briquet Griffon Vendéen

Long lasting, fast and robust, the Briquet Griffon Vendéen he is a passionate hunter with extraordinary instincts.

The selection of Briquet Griffon Vendéen It dates back to

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18 English Foxhound

English Foxhound

The English Foxhound is dog friendly appreciates life in the pack, where he gets along with his peers.

English Foxhound

The English Foxhound

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19 Estonian Hound

Estonian Hound

The Estonian Hound they are extremely hardy hunting dogs used to long days in the woods

The history of Estonian Hound (or

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20 Fawn Brittany Griffon

Fawn Brittany Griffon

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

The Fawn Brittany Griffon is one of

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21 French Tricolour Hound

French Tricolour Hound

The French Tricolour Hound it is an unusual breed and little known outside of France.

French Tricolour Hound

The true ancestry of French Scent hounds probably

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22 French White and Black Hound

French White and Black Hound

Of the three French Scent hounds, the French White and Black Hound, is the best known.

The French White and Black Hound is a competent

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23 French White and Orange Hound

French White and Orange Hound

It is a very unusual breed, practically unknown outside of France.

The French White and Orange Hound is a competent olfactory hound of French origin.

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24 Gascon Saintongeois

Gascon Saintongeois

His great passion is hunting, therefore it is advisable for those who practice it.

The Gascon Saintongeois he is a strong sporting dog, trusted

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25 Grand basset griffon vendéen

Grand basset griffon vendéen

The Grand basset griffon vendéen is tenacious, brave and a little stubborn.

The Grand basset griffon vendéen have been through more than 400 years

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26 Grand Griffon Vendéen

Grand Griffon Vendéen

The Grand Griffon Vendéen he is a dog of great character, beautiful cloak and dreamy look. It is a pity its little diffusion.

Great Griffon

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27 Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

The Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound is considered rare, very little spread outside of France and currently little used even in

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28 Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

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

Esta raza es originaria del “Anglo Bastard - Saintongeois”

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29 Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound


The Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound It is considered little diffused outside of France and little used even within its country.


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30 Great Gascony Blue

Great Gascony blue

The Great Gascony Blue is known for its deep barks

The Great Gascony Blue is an ancient race resulting from

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31 Griffon Nivernais

Griffon Nivernais

Brave and vivacious, the “Griffon Nivernais” he is an obedient and loving dog. Never shy, it is not aggressive either.

These dogs were crossed with

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32 Harrier (dog)

Harrier (dog)

It is an excellent dog for hunting, specialized in foxes and hares.

The Harrier (dog) comes from Great Britain and was mentioned by

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33 Hellenic Hound

Hellenic Hound

It stands out for its particularly harmonious voice.

The Hellenic Hound has ancient origins, since their ancestors were already present ago 3.000 years in the

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34 Hygen Hound

Hygen Hound

Its diffusion is very limited even in Norway; outside the country is practically unknown.

The Hygen Hound originated in Norway in the

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35 Istrian Coarse-haired Hound

Istrian Coarse-haired Hound

The Istrian Coarse-haired Hound it is an excellent hound for hunting hare and fox.

His story matches

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36 Istrian Shorthaired Hound

Istrian Shorthaired Hound

There is also a “Istrian Coarse-haired Hound” and slightly larger.

The Istrian Shorthaired Hound it's an old

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37 Italian Rough-Haired Hound

Italian Rough-Haired Hound

The Italian Rough-Haired Hound is reserved, wise, calm and thoughtful in his work.

The Italian hound It, according to the vast majority of

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38 Italian short-haired Segugio

Italian short-haired Segugio

The Italian short-haired Segugio it is a dog with a stable temperament, of a soft but not very outgoing expression.

The Italian hound It,

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39 Jura Hound (Bruno Jura Hound)

Bruno Jura Hound

The Jura Hound It is very distant with strangers and needs firm handling if kept as pets.

In the year

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40 Lucerne Hound

Lucerne Hound

The Lucerne Hound is a lively dog, but gentle and docile. Very attached to his master.

The breed was originally bred in the

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41 Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound

Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound

The Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound it is not a dog that adapts to life in an apartment if the environment does not exist

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42 Montenegrin Mountain Hound

Montenegrin Mountain Hound

Even in its country of origin it is little spread, in other countries it is practically unknown.

Although its origins are surely much older, the

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43 Norman Artesian Basset

Norman Artesian Basset

The Norman Artesian Basset is a minor hunting dog

The first written mentions of a basset hound date back to the 16th century. In

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44 Norwegian Hound (Dunker)

Norwegian Hound

It is found only in its country of origin and is practically unknown outside its borders.

The Norwegian Hound was originally called Dunker, in

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45 Otterhound


The Otterhound is the most endangered dog breed in the UK.

The Otterhound is one

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46 Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen

Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen is a very strong race.

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen It is a small size hunting dog

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47 Petit Gascon Saintongeois

Petit Gascon Saintongeois

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

Of French origin, named after the provinces

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48 Poitevin hound

Poitevin hound

In the past, the Poitevin hound was also used as a wolf hunter.

Poitevin hound

The most widespread hypothesis about the origin of this

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49 Polish Hound

Polish Hound

It is quite widespread in Poland, while outside of this country it is considered a rare breed.

Originally from Poland, country to which you owe

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50 Porcelaine


The Porcelaine It is a dog living in the family, is extremely friendly and affectionate.

The origin of the breed is unknown Porcelaine,

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51 Posavac Hound

Posavac Hound

The breed was registered in 1955 with the name of “Kras Posavac Basin Hound”

It is an ancient breed of running dog, original

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52 Schwyz Hound

Schwyz Hound

The Schwyz Hound is a very lively and energetic breed that requires a significant amount of daily exercise.

The Schwyz Hound has

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53 Serbian hound

Serbian hound

Also known as “Balkan scent hound”, is diffused only in your country.

This breed belongs to the group of hounds that spread through

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54 Serbian tricolour hound

Hound Serbian Tricolor

The Serbian tricolour hound It is rare even in their country of origin and it is almost impossible to see outside.

The Serbian tricolour hound (Srpski Trobojni

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55 Slovakian Hound

Slovakian Hound

The Slovakian Hound stands out for its extraordinary sense of direction, which is considered the best among the canine breeds.

Has remote origins

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56 Smaland Hound

Smaland Hound

The Smaland Hound It is used for hunting hare and fox; it is not a pack dog and no

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57 Small Blue Gascony

Small Blue Gascony

The Small Blue Gascony, in general, they are considered docile and very attached to their master, very kind to children and

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58 Small swiss hound

Small Bernese hound

Small Bernese hound

The dog Small swiss hound, little stimulated, often becomes an annoying pet that can be difficult to train.


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59 Spanish Hound

Spanish Hound

The Spanish Hound is described in the “Book of the Montería” of King Alfonso XI (1312-1350).

“Spanish Hound”

Already in the fourteenth century, a

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60 Styrian Coarse-haired Hound

Styrian Coarse-haired Hound

Insensitive to the weather and austere, which is especially useful in high mountains and forests.

The race Styrian Coarse-haired Hound

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61 Swiss Hound

Schwyz Hound

Schwyz Hound

In the breed standard, the temperament of the Swiss Hound is described as “Vivacious and passionate about hunting,

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62 Tyrolean hound

Tyrolean hound

The Tyrolean Hound it un perro con un carácter muy equilibrado, ideal for hunting in the forest.

The Tyrolean hound or Hound of the

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63 Westphalian Dachsbracke

Westphalian Dachsbracke

The Westphalian Dachsbracke It is mainly a hunting dog that maintains an active temperament and a great need for exercise.

The dog

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