Grand Griffon Vendéen
Francia FCI 282 - Large-sized Hounds

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.

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History Grand Griffon Vendéen

In the beginning, there was only the Great Vendean. This belonged to a variety of Vendean shaggy dogs, descendants of the ″ scribes ″ (so called because one of the original kennels was the king's scribe) or of the king's white dogs. Regarding its origin, neither can we fail to point out the Basset Fauve de Bretagne, as these are an essential part of the ″ scribe dog ″ lineage. The missing gray of Saint-Louis and Bresse grifones (descendants of Segussian ancestors) also contributed to the creation of Grand Griffon Vendéen.

There are also several other breeds of griffons from the Vendée, all of them smaller: the Briquet Griffon Vendéen, y el Grand y Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen. Related breeds of Griffon include the Griffon Fauve de Bretagne, the Griffon Bleu de Gascogne and the Griffon Nivernais.

Physical characteristics Grand Griffon Vendéen

This is an ancient breed animal, French type, receptive and determined, distinguished in its forms and movements. It is of well proportioned construction, robust, no appearance of heaviness.

SIZE: Height to the cross: In males, of 62 – 68 cm., In females, of 60 – 65 cm..

Character and abilities Grand Griffon Vendéen

It is docile, though willful and passionate. Must be well trained.
He is an energetic dog with a passion for hunting that needs space and a lot of physical exercise.: you are strongly discouraged from living in the city. Character is balanced, However, training must be carried out from a very young age as it is considered difficult due to its very firm character: booster must be purchased very soon.

It has a very good nose and a beautiful bark. Applied to follow the footstep, does not refuse to enter the undergrowth and prefers large territories.
Before it was used to hunt wolves and now it is used to hunt wild boar.

Grand Griffon Vendéen Care

The mantle of Grand Griffon Vendéen requires daily attention because it can easily become tangled.

Videos of the Great Basset Griffon Vendean

Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen
Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen / Breed of dog

Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:
  • Group :
  • Section : . .

Federations:

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


FCI breed standard "Grand Griffon Vendéen"

FCIFCI - Grand Griffon Vendéen
Great

Alternative names:

    1. Large Vendéen Griffon (English).
    2. grand griffon vendéen (French).
    3. GROSSER GRIFFON VENDEEN (German).
    4. Grand griffon Vendéen (Portuguese).
    5. Grifón vandeano grande (Spanish).

source: fci
Photos: A large Vendée griffon by Canarian, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound
Francia FCI 324 - Large-sized Hounds

l GREAT HOUND ANGLO-FRENCH WHITE AND ORANGE

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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History Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound

It probably dates from the 16th century and is originally from France, the Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound comes from the cross between English Foxhound, French dogs and the addition of a contribution most likely from the Billy.

The addition of English and French blood produced a versatile all-rounder hunting dog that was particularly prized towards the end of the 19th century..

The boar, the Fox, deer and roe deer have been part of their specialties ever since.

Along with the Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound and the Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound, it is one of the three French breeds that have been crossed with English blood.

Physical characteristics Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

The Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound it is a quite strong and powerful dog, with more English blood on his head than his tricolor counterpart. His eyes are big, brown and dark. The ears are quite thick, slightly turned and quite short. Its tail is quite long and sometimes slightly spied on.

His hair is short and not too thick, lemon white or orange white, as long as the orange is not too dark, tending towards red.

Height: 60 - 70 cm..
Weight: Of 30 - 35 kg.

Character and skills Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

Lonely or in a pack, brave, tenacious, rapid, gentle and friendly, the Great White and Orange Anglo-French Hound is a sociable hunting dog with an obedient nature.

Usually, they are easy to learn, like your socialization.

Tenacious, vigorous, brave and fast in the hunt, they are tender and gentle with their family, including children in the home.

Health Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

Quite robust and very solid, this large dog generally enjoys very good health.
He rarely gets sick and his longevity is still appreciable for a dog of his size.
The breed is not affected by any genetic defects or diseases.

Caring for Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

Brush him from time to time, to remove dead hairs and keep the coat healthy and beautiful, It is more than enough.

Training Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

Its socialization is easy, but your education must remain firm and adequate, although it requires less firmness than the other breeds in its category, because it is less dominant by nature than the other two.

His great intelligence also facilitates his education.

Exercise Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

The Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound is an extremely vigorous working dog, used 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 Orange Hound lacks opportunities to vent, will gradually turn into a rebellious animal, hyperactive and destructive.

Videos "Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound"

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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:
  • Group :
  • Section : . .

Federations:

  • 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 Orange Hound"

FCIFCI - Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound
Great

Alternative names:

    1. Chien Français Blanc et Orange (English).
    2. Français blanc et orange (French).
    3. Français blanc et orange (German).
    4. Grande sabujo francês branco e laranja (Portuguese).
    5. Français blanc et orange (Spanish).

Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound
Francia FCI 323 - Large-sized Hounds

Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

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

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History

This breed is native to the "Bétard Anglo – Saintongeois" a species that emerged in the mid-19th 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 Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

The Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound is a big dog, pretty powerful, sturdy and sturdy with strong bones reminiscent of their 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 spine line when the dog is in action but without 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.

CARVING:

– Males: 65 - 72 cm.
– Females: 62 - 68 cm.

Weight: On 25 kg.

Character and skills Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound

GREAT HOUND ANGLO-FRENCH BLACK AND WHITE

The Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound lives mainly in jauries and kennels. Used for deer hunting, herds or wild boars. Hunting on any terrain, even wet or wooded. The Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound way of a score of dogs on hunts in their home country, France. You can also hunt alone with your master.

For a companion dog, it is preferable the countryside and a large fenced garden. 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. Your 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, used 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.

Videos "Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound"

Grand Anglo Français Blanc et Noir ?? Everything Dog Breeds ??

Grand Anglo Francais Blanc et Noir Dog Breed

Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:
  • Group :
  • Section : . .

Federations:

  • 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"

FCIFCI - Great Anglo-French White and Black Hound
Great

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 (Spanish).

Photos:

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

Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound
Francia FCI 322 - Large-sized Hounds

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 your country.

Content

The Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound is a large and powerful sporting dog with its origin in France. He is praised for his incredible endurance, work skills and ability to operate on any type of terrain and for any weather condition. This breed is poorly adapted to apartment living due to its high exercise requirements. This type of Anglo-French hound is considered the most powerful.

Photo: This dog is one of a pack of Grand anglo-français tricolore by Alephalpha, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

History Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

The origin of the Anglo-French hound dates back to the 19th century, when hunting with large packs was at its peak in France. However, the exact date of its development remains unclear, since the crossing of the French hound with different types of English hounds was a common practice in this country since the 16th century.

French hunters cared little about the appearance or pedigree of their dogs as long as they demonstrated unsurpassed hunting prowess. That is why these hounds were perceived more like stray dogs until the 20th century. The situation changed when in 1957 the breeders decided to organize the dogs according to their ancestry. His efforts resulted in the emergence of seven unique French breeds of sizes, coat texture and distinctive colors. The Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound appeared as the result of the crossing of native French dogs, in particular the Poitevin hound and the Gascon Saintongeois and the English Foxhound. The breed is very rare, little used and virtually unknown outside of mainland France.

The word “Grand” was put in front of the breed name because it was used to hunt big game and functioned predominantly in packs of several dozen other canines. The Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound is characterized by its resonant voice, his keen sense of smell and his relentless pursuit. This brave and passionate hunter will never be hampered by difficult terrain and severe weather and can work for many hours without breaks. The packs of Anglo-French hounds they generally specialized in hunting roe deer and wild boar, although they could also hunt foxes and other small game animals.

Currently members of the breed are mostly active hunters as this dog is not suitable for the role of pet or show dog. Its population was concentrated almost exclusively in its native France, where it is also considered a rare breed. However, the Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound has the recognition of the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) and in 2006 was officially recognized by the United Kennel Club (the UKC).

Physical characteristics Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

The Great Tricolor Anglo-French Hound should appear elegant and almost old-fashioned in appearance. They must be robust, with a deep chest and a straight back that is supported by straight, muscular limbs. His broad skull has an obvious stop, while its square-shaped snout should contain a full set of teeth that meet in a scissor bite. Her big brown eyes, its hanging ears and prominent black nose are all characteristic features of an olfactory hound. Its long, thin tail tends to have a white tip.

As its name suggests, it is a tricolor breed with white fur, fire and black. Its double coat is short and soft. Dogs measure between 60 and 70 cm in height to the cross, generally weigh between 30 and 35 kg. Your walk should be effortless and a pleasure to behold.

Character and skills Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

The Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound he is a magnificent sporting dog, that is very rarely used only as a pet. It is used to living in large packs of other canines and requires a spacious patio to unleash its exuberant nature. Some fans of the breed claim that their well-socialized specimen is fine with children. Anyway, this vigorous and strong dog will not make an acceptable playmate for a young child.

The breed often demonstrates unwavering loyalty and affection towards their favorite people, but he stays quite distant from strangers. However, a Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound well mannered will treat a new person with essential courtesy. Usually does not express enough interest in protecting its territory to be an effective watchdog. At the same time, some specimens can be made good watchdogs. Anyway this breed will definitely not make any use of the guard dog role due to its non-aggressive disposition.

The Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound was bred to live and work with other dogs and usually yearns to have several permanent canine companions. He does quite well with strange dogs although he will not back down from confrontation if provoked. That is why this dog should always be kept on a leash while walking. Being a tenacious and reliable hunter, it can show high aggression towards other species of animals., especially towards homeless cats. It is possible to introduce this dog into the house with other non-canine pets while it is still a friendly and inquisitive puppy.

Health of the Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

The most common problems for the breed include:

– canine hip dysplasia;
– patella dislocation;
– arthritis;
– frequent muscle tension;
– chronic ear infections;
– hearing problems;
– cryptorchidism;
– gastric torsion.

Caring for the Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

The Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound should be fairly basic maintenance. The owner should brush his dog a couple of times a week to keep his short, sleek coat in a healthy condition. The dog's nails should be trimmed monthly.

After every hunting trip, the coat and ears of a working specimen should be thoroughly examined for signs of ticks and other external parasites. The breed tends to easily contract various ear infections, so they need regular and careful cleaning. The Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound he is a moderate biter.

Training of the Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

The training of the Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound usually requires an average investment of time and effort. In fact, takes a very natural hunting behavior and will effectively carry out its original hunting duties with a minimum of training. At the same time, is characterized by a certain streak of stubbornness and will not follow the orders of a week or an indecisive person. This dog usually has a strong desire to impress its owner and easily learns basic commands.

Breed training should be done exclusively with reward-based methods, with an emphasis on the dog's favorite treats. The Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound will not endure abusive or disrespectful treatment and will respond to it with even more stubbornness and disobedience.

Exercise with the Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

The Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound is an extremely vigorous working dog, used 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 Tricolour Hound lacks opportunities to vent, will gradually turn into a rebellious animal, hyperactive and destructive.

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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:
  • Group :
  • Section : . .

Federations:

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


FCI breed standard "Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound"

FCIFCI - Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound
Great

Alternative names:

    1. Grand Anglo-Francais Tricolore Hound (English).
    2. Grand anglo-français tricolore (French).
    3. Grand Anglo-Français, Grand anglo-français tricolore (German).
    4. Grand anglo-français tricolore (Portuguese).
    5. Gran anglo-francés tricolor (Spanish).

French White and Orange Hound
Francia FCI 316 - Large-sized Hounds

French White and Orange Hound

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

Content

The French White and Orange Hound is a competent olfactory hound of French origin. It was developed specifically for hunting in large herds and today this breed is acquired exclusively for hunting. Despite her fabulous work skills, it can be found very rarely not only in European countries but also in its native France.

History French White and Orange Hound

The French White and Orange Hound is one of the three “French Scent hounds“, along with the French Tricolour Hound and the French White and Black Hound. All these dogs are olfactory dogs that hunt in large herds and listen to a hunter to orient themselves.

It's a race of recent creation; among its ancestors is undoubtedly the Billy, but we don't know exactly which dogs were used in their selection. Of the three French Hounds, the French White and Orange Hound is one of the rarest.

Physical characteristics French White and Orange Hound

The French White and Orange Hound is a distinguished French dog that gives a rustic impression. His eyes are big, brown and dark. Located slightly below the eyeline, your ears are flexible, fine, slightly screwed and reach the tip of the nose. Your walks are easy, adopts a light and sustained gallop.

Her hair is short and thin, lemon white or white-orange, as long as the orange isn't too dark, tending to red.

SIZE:

Height to the cross: 62 - 70 cm.. With 2 cm tolerance for maximum size.
Weight: A 30 Kg.

Character and skills French White and Orange Hound

The sole function of French White and Orange Hound is hunting, so it's hard to generalize about your patterns of behavior and temperament in a home environment. However, it is not necessary to suggest that a socialized specimen can become an educated and well-rounded family pet. As most scent hounds are friendly to children and like to be part of their exciting activities. This dog is probably too energetic and playful to be a suitable companion for a child.

The French White and Orange Hound tends to become somewhat distant and reserved in the presence of strangers. However, he will never show open aggression unless he suspects that something or someone threatens his family. Some of these dogs are vigilant enough to perform surveillance duties. This sociable and caring breed will make a terrible guardian, that he would rather greet an intruder by wagging his tail than resorting to necessary actions.

Canine aggressiveness is considered a major defect in the temperament of hounds, that were developed for herd hunting. For this reason, members with the slightest hint of this undesirable trait are immediately excluded from the breeding program. The French White and Orange Hound is known for its exceptional tolerance towards other canines. Despite its excessively peaceful nature, also requires early socialization in this regard. It is worth remembering that the breed has a very powerful drive to hunt down and kill other species of animals., especially stray cats. You can get along with individual family pets if you have been raised with them since your puppy.

Health of the French White and Orange Hound

The most common problems for the breed include:

– canine hip dysplasia;
– elbow dysplasia;
– eye problems;
– sarna demodex;
– skin infections;
– skin allergies;
– chronic ear infections;
– bloodhound ataxia.

Caring for the French White and Orange Hound

The French White and Orange Hound Needs a negligible amount of maintenance. Regular brushing will be enough to keep his short, graceful coat in reasonably good condition..

The ears of this breed are highly susceptible to irritation and infections, so its systematic examination and cleaning should become an essential part of care routines.

French White and Orange Hound Training

The training of the French White and Orange Hound poses a considerable challenge. The breed is a natural hunter and requires basic training in all that concerns its original hunting duties.. Unfortunately, his persistence in the search for prey turns into stubbornness in training. In addition, can't focus on the same boring task for a long time and is easily irritated by its multiple repetitions.

The best training strategy for this dog should include abundant rewards in the form of praise and tasty treats.. Negative reinforcement doesn't work with French White and Orange Hound and must be avoided at all costs.

Exercise with the French White and Orange Hound

The French White and Orange Hound it is an athletic and robust hunting dog, easily adapts to extremely strenuous physical activity. As a minimum, should be taken on a quick walk of 45 minutes a day. You should always wear a leash when you are outside, as it is very difficult to call you back once you have been lured by some interesting trail.

The French White and Orange Hound behaves calm and relaxed once exercise requirements have been fully met. Keep in mind that a little exercised dog will gradually develop behavioral problems as unpleasant as continuous barking, internal hyperactivity or destruction. This breed is best suited for suburban life in the house with a large, secure yard.

Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:
  • Group :
  • Section : . .

Federations:

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


FCI breed standard "French White and Orange Hound"

FCIFCI - French White and Orange Hound
Hound

Photo: petpaw

French White and Black Hound
Francia FCI 219 - Large-sized Hounds

French White and Black Hound

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

Content

The French White and Black Hound is a competent olfactory hound of French origin. It was developed specifically for hunting in large herds and today this breed is acquired exclusively for hunting. Despite her fabulous work skills, it can be found very rarely not only in European countries but also in its native France.

History

Before the french revolution, hunting with large packs was one of the favorite entertainments of the French nobility. In addition, it also offered the opportunity to establish business relationships and resolve global political and economic issues. Unfortunately, the demise of the French upper class during times of political upheaval also meant the disappearance of numerous varieties of sniffer hounds. After Napoleon's defeat, monarchical power was rebuilt and hound hunting regained its popularity. Thanks to technological advances in maritime traffic, Dog breeding became a much less difficult task and many British hounds were sent to France during the period from 1815 and 1900.

The true ancestry of the French Hound will likely never be discovered as most early breeders did not bother to keep any breeding records. However, it can be stated with quite certainty that the breed was created by mixing live and now extinct breeds of French and English hounds. The Saintongeois, Gascon Saintongeois and Poitevin hound were the main ancestors of the French White and Black Hound. It is commonly believed that other breeds were used to a fairly limited extent in their breeding program.

The French Scent hounds was kept solely for hunting in large herds. Its largest quarry were large wild animals such as deer, the wolf and the boar. A group of several hounds detected the scent trail of one of these mammals and chased it, barking loudly so the hunter could go after them. Depending on the type of animal pursued, the dogs were to corner him or kill him immediately.

The number of specimens of this breed of hound drastically decreased after two world wars. French hunting enthusiasts managed to save her, although many unique French breeds were lost to the world during these terrible times. In 1957, the French Hound was fully recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI). However, FCI recognition hardly increased the international awareness of this dog, so it did not win the appreciation of hunters from other countries. In addition, currently their breeding and therefore their population are supported solely by the French hunting community. In general, the future of French White and Black Hound you will be fairly insured as long as there are fans of dog hunting in your homeland.

Physical characteristics French White and Black Hound

The French White and Black Hound is a big dog, distinguished and well balanced. His dark eyes give him a smart and confident look. Quite large at birth, her tail is carried high enough.
These dogs are highly prized in many deer crews for their qualities: fineness of nose, application, seriousness, throat. dog friendly, close to man; easy in the kennel.
Has short hair, quite strong and close.

COLOR : The coat should be black and white with a more or less extensive black coat or patches, which may show black or bluish spots, or even small tan marks, but these only in the limbs. A pale tan patch over each eye, as well as 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.

SIZE :
Males: 65 - 72 cm.
Females: 62 - 68 cm.

Character and skills French White and Black Hound

The sole function of French White and Black Hound is hunting, making it difficult to make a generalization about their behavior patterns and temperament in a home environment. However, it is not necessary to suggest that a socialized specimen can become an educated and well-rounded family pet. Like most trail hounds he is gentle with children and likes to be a part of their exuberant activities. This dog is probably too energetic and playful to be a suitable companion for a child.

The French White and Black Hound tends to become somewhat distant and reserved in the presence of strangers. However, he will never show open aggression unless he suspects that something or someone threatens his family. Some of these dogs are vigilant enough to perform surveillance duties. This sociable and caring breed will make a terrible guardian, that he would rather greet an intruder by wagging his tail than resorting to necessary actions.

Canine aggressiveness is considered a major defect in the temperament of hounds, that were developed for herd hunting. For this reason, members with the slightest hint of this undesirable trait are immediately excluded from the breeding program. The French White and Black Hound is known for its exceptional tolerance towards other canines. Despite its excessively peaceful nature, also requires early socialization in this regard. It is worth remembering that the breed has a very powerful drive to hunt down and kill other species of animals., especially stray cats. You can get along with individual family pets if you have been raised with them since your puppy.

French White and Black Hound Health

The most common problems for the breed include:

– canine hip dysplasia;
– elbow dysplasia;
– eye problems;
– sarna demodex;
– skin infections;
– skin allergies;
– chronic ear infections;
– bloodhound ataxia.

Caring for the French White and Black Hound

The French White and Black Hound Needs a negligible amount of maintenance. Regular brushing will be enough to keep his short, graceful coat in reasonably good condition..

The ears of this breed are highly susceptible to irritation and infections, so its systematic examination and cleaning should become an essential part of care routines.

French White and Black Hound Training

Education of French White and Black Hound poses a considerable challenge. The breed is a natural hunter and requires fairly basic training in all that concerns its original hunting duties.. Unfortunately, his persistence in the search for prey turns into stubbornness in training. In addition, can't focus on the same boring task for a long time and is easily irritated by its multiple repetitions.

The best training strategy for this dog should include abundant rewards in the form of praise and tasty treats.. Negative reinforcement doesn't work with French White and Black Hound and must be avoided at all costs.

Exercise with the French White and Black Hound

The French White and Black Hound it is an athletic and robust hunting dog, easily adapts to extremely strenuous physical activity. As a minimum, should be taken on a daily brisk walk of 45 minutes. You should always wear a leash while away, as it is very difficult to call you back once you have been lured by some interesting trail.

The French White and Black Hound behaves calm and relaxed once exercise requirements have been fully met. It must be borne in mind that a poorly exercised dog will gradually develop such unpleasant behavior problems as continuous barking, internal hyperactivity or destruction. This breed is best suited for suburban life in the house with a large, secure yard.

Videos "French White and Black Hound"

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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:
  • Group :
  • Section : . .

Federations:

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


FCI breed standard "French White and Black Hound"

FCIFCI - French White and Black Hound
Hound

Alternative names:

    1. Chien Français Blanc et Noir (English).
    2. Français blanc et noir (French).
    3. Français blanc et noir (German).
    4. Français blanc et noir (Portuguese).
    5. Sabueso francés blanco y negro (Spanish).

Photo: https://www.centrale-canine.fr/le-chien-de-race/francais-blanc-et-noir

French Tricolour Hound
Francia FCI 219 - Large-sized Hounds

French Tricolour Hound

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

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History French Tricolour Hound

The true ancestry of French Scent hounds it will probably never be discovered as most early breeders didn't bother to keep any breeding records. However, it can be stated with quite certainty that the breed was created by mixing live and now extinct breeds of French and English Scent hounds.

The French Tricolour Hound it is a breed of recent creation (1957), probably comes from the crossing of the Great Anglo-French tricolor hound with the Poitevin hound, the Billy and possibly the Great Gascony Blue. The standard is of the year 1965.

The French Tricolour Hound was kept solely for hunting in large herds. Its largest quarry were large wild animals such as deer, the wolf and the boar. A group of several hounds detected the scent trail of one of these mammals and chased it, barking loudly so the hunter could go after them. Depending on the type of animal pursued, the dogs were to corner him or kill him immediately.

The number of specimens decreased dramatically after two world wars. French hunting enthusiasts managed to save her, although many unique French breeds were lost to the world during these terrible times.

At present their breeding and therefore their population are supported only by the French hunting community.. In general, the future of French Tricolour Hound you will be fairly insured as long as there are fans of dog hunting in your homeland.

Physical characteristics French Tricolour Hound

The French Tricolour Hound he is a distinguished dog, elegant, well built and muscular. The head is not too imposing, but rather elongated; the occipital protuberance is marked. Eyes are big and brown, sometimes with black border. The look is smart. The ears are larger than the Poitevin hound, placed at eye level, a little forward, not too flexible; pulled forward, it is preferred that they reach the base of the muzzle, but it is accepted that they are two fingers shorter. The queue is quite long, carried high and gracefully.

  • Hair: Short and quite fine.
  • Color: tricolor, with a more or less extensive coat. Shades of red preferably bright, that can reach the leather. Dark spots on the eyes and cheeks should be avoided, and the blue or tan spots on the limbs and body.
  • Size: 62 - 72 cm for the male and 60 - 68 cm for female.
  • Weight: approx.. 30 kg
  • Character and skills French Tricolour Hound

    The only function of the French Tricolour Hound is hunting, making it difficult to make a generalization regarding their behavior patterns and temperament in a home environment. However, it is not necessary to suggest that a socialized specimen can become an educated and balanced family pet. Like most scent hounds, he is gentle with children and likes to be a part of their various activities.. This dog is probably too energetic and playful to be a suitable companion for a child.

    The French Tricolour Hound tends to become somewhat distant and reserved in the presence of strangers. However, will never show open aggressiveness unless they suspect that something or someone threatens their family. Some of these dogs are vigilant enough to perform surveillance duties. This sociable and caring breed will make a terrible guardian, that he would rather greet an intruder by wagging his tail than resorting to necessary actions.

    Canine aggressiveness is considered a major defect in the temperament of hounds, that were developed for herd hunting. For this reason, members with the slightest hint of this undesirable trait are immediately excluded from the breeding program. The French Tricolour Hound is known for its exceptional tolerance towards other canines. Despite its excessively peaceful nature, also requires early socialization in this regard. It is worth remembering that the breed has a very powerful drive to hunt down and kill other species of animals., especially stray cats. You can get along with individual family pets if you have been raised with them since your puppy.

    French Tricolour Hound Health

    The most common problems for the breed include:

    – canine hip dysplasia;
    – elbow dysplasia;
    – eye problems;
    – sarna demodex;
    – skin infections;
    – skin allergies;
    – chronic ear infections;
    – bloodhound ataxia.

    Caring for the French Tricolour Hound

    The French Tricolour Hound Needs a negligible amount of maintenance. Regular brushing will be enough to keep his short, graceful coat in reasonably good condition..

    The ears of this breed are highly susceptible to irritation and infection, so its systematic examination and cleaning should become an essential part of care routines. Apart from that, the master must cut the emails of his French Tricolour Hound at least every two months.

    French Tricolour Hound Training

    The training of French Tricolour Hound poses a considerable challenge. The breed is a natural hunter and requires basic training in all that concerns its original hunting duties.. Unfortunately, his persistence in the search for prey turns into stubbornness in training. In addition, cannot stay focused on the same boring task for long and is easily irritated by its multiple repetitions.

    The best training strategy for this dog should include abundant rewards in the form of praise and tasty treats.. Negative reinforcement doesn't work with French Tricolour Hound and must be avoided at all costs.

    Exercise with French Tricolour Hound

    The French Tricolour Hound it is an athletic and robust hunting dog, easily adapts to extremely strenuous physical activity. At a minimum it should be taken on a brisk walk of 45 minutes. You should always wear a leash when you are outside, as it is very difficult to call you back once you have been lured by some interesting trail.

    The French Tricolour Hound behaves calm and relaxed once exercise requirements have been fully met. Keep in mind that a poorly exercised dog will gradually develop unpleasant behavior problems such as continuous barking, internal hyperactivity or destruction. This breed is best suited for suburban life in the house with a large, secure yard.

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    Type and recognitions:

    • CLASSIFICATION FCI:
    • Group :
    • Section : . .

    Federations:

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


    FCI breed standard "French Tricolour Hound"

    FCIFCI - French Tricolour Hound
    Hound

    Alternative names:

      1. Chien Français Tricolore (English).
      2. Français tricolore (French).
      3. Französischer Dreifarbiger Laufhund(German).
      4. français tricolore (Portuguese).
      5. Sabueso francés tricolor (Spanish).

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    Poitevin hound
    Francia FCI 24 . Large-sized Hounds

    Poitevin hound

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

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    History Poitevin hound

    The most widespread hypothesis about the origin of this breed of dog is that it was Viscount Émile de La Besge who began to breed the Poitevin hound in the first half of the 19th century. Their dogs, that he had received as a gift from an uncle, were the result of a union between Chiens Blancs du Roi and Larryes. The viscount did not breed any other dogs until rabies killed him in 1842. He lost all his animals except two bitches.

    To restore its population, Émile de La Besge had six dogs brought to him from England (probably English Foxhound). However, then tried to roll back his influence by strict inbreeding. This is how the two males were born, Talbot and Rochester, and the two females, Tartane and Turbulente. Talbot and Turbulent They had a daughter, Dashing, who became famous for her particularly fine nose and speed. Mated with Traveller, an English male bred by him Conde Le Couteulx and gave birth to puppies of exceptional quality. It is assumed that Poitevin today are all descendants of Fringante and Traveller. However, a certain earl Henri de La Porte claimed that his uncles Auguste and Paul they had already begun to fix the race in 1835, and that at the beginning there were quite a few others, namely, the male Ténor and the female Ravissante.

    The Poitevin hound was not accepted as a purebred dog for a long time. In the famous French hunting manualParforce, published in 1890 by the count Le Couteulx de Canteleu, they only mentioned “bastards of Haut-Poitou“, although the ability of dogs to hunt wolves was certainly appreciated. Besides the royal white dogs and the English Foxhound, it is said that the disappeared Larryes and Céris contributed to the creation of the breed. It was a Scent hound medium size white and orange. It is said that he looked like greyhounds and was a very good hare hunter. Perhaps it is from him that the special elegance of the Poitevin hound. Some cynologists also believe that it comes from Larrye, who is said to have had greyhounds in his ancestral line.

    Photos:

    1 – A Poitevin by Canarian, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    Physical characteristics Poitevin hound

    The coat of these pedigree dogs is short and shiny. Dogs are usually tricolor and have black fur or large black spots. Some specimens can also be two-tone orange and white or wolf-colored.. In general, the physique is powerful and elegant. The expressive dark eyes give the Poitevin a serious look.

    Height to the cross: For males between 62 and 72 cm., for females 60 - 70 cm..

    Weight: Approx.. 30 kg.

    Character and skills Poitevin hound

    The character of Poitevin hound is characterized by its resistance and toughness. This pedigree dog is not deterred even by rugged terrain. The race Poitevin is brave. He's kind to humans.

    Dogs of this breed were bred for hunting and, usually, they are not satisfied with a life as a couch dog. Ideally, these dogs should be hunters. If you want to have a dog of this type, but do not use him to hunt, you must offer these animals a suitable occupation and sufficient exercise.

    Aptitudes

    In the past, the Poitevin hound he specialized mainly in hunting wolves. He was tirelessly in the path of his difficult prey. But today this beautiful hunting dog, that is strong, elegant and light at the same time, can be used for hunting all animals. The forest of La Moulière, where did he born Poitevin hound ago 150 years under the aegis of the Viscount of La Besge, it was not easy terrain. Dogs had to be able to roam through dense, thorny undergrowth without hesitation and were not allowed to be disturbed by overhanging branches., gorse and the like. And to this day the breed has retained its special resistance and tenacity, allowing you to complete a task in any circumstance.

    Poitevin hound
    Poitevin hound

    In addition, the Poitevin hound I needed a proper portion of courage, because I had to put the wolf, also, and it was much bigger than his own Poitevin. The Poitevin they even had to chase especially robust wolves, sometimes almost 100 km. During the night they and the dogs rested, but the next morning the Poitevin they had to be able to follow the trail again. For this they needed an extremely pronounced sense of smell.

    Has been used to living in a kennel for a long time, so this is still the ideal way to keep the Poitevin hound. However, the kennel should be so large that the dogs that live in it have enough space to vent. One should strictly pay attention to the hygiene and cleanliness of his place.

    Also outside the hunting season the Poitevin hound needs plenty of space and enough opportunities to run and play, a park would be ideal. If dogs live in a kennel, visit them as often as possible, because the relationship with humans should not be neglected.

    Poitevin hound health and care

    The Poitevin is considered a dog with robust health. Little maintenance required. The short coat can be brushed from time to time. The ears should be checked regularly for parasites and cleaned. Dog owners who want to cover themselves as best as possible are advised to have medical insurance for dogs and liability insurance for dogs.

    Poitevin hound Nutrition

    This dog eats for two, especially during hunting season. But he is not very picky and is satisfied with simple food. Daily 200 g of vegetables with 200 g of dog or rice flakes and 400 g of meat. Offal like liver, the kidneys and heart are particularly suitable. Especially for puppies and young dogs. Eggs also contain many valuable nutrients. They can be fed both cooked and raw. In certain circumstances, even with the shell. During hunting season, which is very hard for dogs, you must feed them fatty bacon. Of course, the dog must always have fresh water available. An automatic irrigation system is recommended here.

    Where to buy a Poitevin hound

    If you are interested in this breed of Scent hound and are looking for the right Poitevin hound breeder, you may need to plan a little more time for the search. These French hunting dogs are not very common outside their country of origin. For this reason, interested parties should look for a breeder in France.

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    Type and recognitions:

    • CLASSIFICATION FCI:
    • Group :
    • Section : . .

    Federations:

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


    FCI breed standard "Poitevin hound"

    FCIFCI - Poitevin hound
    Hound

    Alternative names:

      1. Haut-Poitou (English).
      2. Chien du Haut-Poitou (French).
      3. Haut-Poitou (German).
      4. Pictava (Portuguese).
      5. Poitevino (Spanish).