Dog breeds Group 6 - Section 1 of the FCI – Scent hounds

Section 1: Scent hounds

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

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

Section 1: Scent hounds.

Bloodhounds are those animals used for hunting that can pursue large game and follow them over 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 very affectionate in a house.


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2 Ariégeois


The Ariégeois He is a smart dog that accepts well orders

The Ariégeois It is a dog of French origin,

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3 Artois Hound

Artois Hound

The Artois Hound it is a good companion dog but with an independent character.

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. Perceives the 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


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7 Beagle


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


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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 It is mainly used for hunting hare.

The Swiss Hound has a very ancient origin. His existence

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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


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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,

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15 Bosnian Broken-haired Hound – Bosnian Broken-haired Hound

Bosnian Hound

The Bosnian Hound, nicknamed Bosnian Broken-haired Hound, 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 accustomed to long days in the forest

The history of Estonian Hound

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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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. Big

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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

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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 – Saintongeois Bastard”

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29 Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound


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


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30 Great Gascony Blue

Big Blue of Gascony

The Great Gascony Blue is known for its deep barks

The Great Gascony Blue It is an ancient race resulting

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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

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32 Harrier (dog)

Harrier (dog)

The Harrier (dog) it is an excellent dog for hunting, specialized in foxes and hares.

The Harrier (dog) comes from Great Britain and was

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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

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34 Hygen Hound

Hygen Hound

The spread of Hygen Hound it is very limited even in Norway; outside the country it is practically unknown.

The Hygen Hound is

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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.

Your 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 is one

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 there is no

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42 Montenegrin Mountain Hound

Montenegrin Mountain Hound

Even in his country of origin the Montenegrin Mountain Hound it is little spread, in other countries it is practically unknown.

Although their

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43 Norman Artesian Basset

Norman Artesian Basset

The Norman Artesian Basset is a minor hunting dog


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44 Norwegian Hound (Dunker)

Norwegian Hound

The Norwegian Hound (Dunker) is found only in its country of origin and is virtually unknown outside its borders.

The Norwegian Hound

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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

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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

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49 Polish Hound

Polish Hound

The Polish Hound it is quite widespread in Poland, while outside this country it is considered a rare breed.

Originally from Poland,

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

It is an ancient

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52 Schwyz Hound

Schwyz Hound

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

The Schwyz Hound

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53 Serbian hound

Serbian hound

The Serbian hound, also known as “Balkan scent hound”, is broadcast only in your country.

This breed belongs to the group of hounds

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54 Serbian tricolour hound

Hound Serbian Tricolor

The Serbian tricolour hound it is rare even in its country of origin and to see it abroad is almost impossible.

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.

It has 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

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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

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58 Small swiss hound

Small Bernese hound

Small Bernese hound

The dog Small swiss hound, little stimulated, often becomes a nuisance pet that can be difficult to

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59 Spanish Hound

Spanish Hound

The Spanish Hound is described in the “Book of hunting” 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 haired hound

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61 Swiss Hound

Schwyz Hound

Schwyz Hound

In the breed standard, the temperament of Swiss hound is described as “Vivacious and passionate
by the

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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 Vizsla


The Vizsla or Hungarian Braco It is a breed of dog originating in Hungary.. It is one of the best sporting and companion dogs,

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64 Westphalian Dachsbracke

Westphalian Dachsbracke

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


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