Braque Francais


Braque Francais

Infobox Dogbreed
name = Braque Francais (Pyrenean type)
altname = French Pyrenean Pointer
Small-Sized French Setter
country = France
fcigroup = 7
fcinum = 134
fcisection = 1.1
fcistd = http://pticarji.net/vsebina/pasme/FCI_EN/134.htm


image_caption = Braque Français type Pyrénées

The Braque-Francais-Type Pyrenees is a breed of dog originating in France. They were developed in the Pyrenean region of France by the Spanish border. They are also sometimes called the French Pyrenean Pointer. They are rare outside of their country of origin. The Braque-Francais-Type Pyrenees is a more refined version of its close relative the Braque Francais (Gascogne Type). Their legs are almost 5 inches shorter. They are descended from the Old Spanish Pointer or Pachon Navarro and the now extinct Southern Hound.

Description

Appearance

The Braque-Francais-type Pyrenees is a medium size dog that is well muscled, powerful but not too heavy. The length of the muzzle is slightly shorter then that of the skull. The skull is almost flat or slightly rounded. The nose is brown in color and the lips are pendent, The eyes are chestnut brown or dark yellow. The tail is either docked or naturally short. The coat is fine and short with the color being white with chestnut patches or mottling. They range in weight from 37 to 55 lbs and are 18.5 - 23 inches at tall at the shoulders.

Temperament

They make a fine companion. They learn obedience well and are usually good with both other dogs and children. They are air hunters, using their nose to sniff high in the air to pick up even small scents. In France they are kept as companions and also as a gundog.

Miscellaneous

The life span of the Braque-Francais-Type Pyrenees is 12 to 14 years of age.

References

* The encyclopedia of the Dog by Bruce Fogle, D.V.M. First American Edition, 1995
* The encyclopedia of Dog Breeds by Juliette Cunliffe, published in 2002
* FCI http://www.fci.be/nomenclatures_detail.asp?lang=en&file=group7

External links

* http://www.gundogmag.com/gundog_breeds/braque_082004/ Gun Dog Mag


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