|Fédération Cynologique Internationale|
FCI-Standard N° 324
Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound(Grand Anglo-Français Blanc et Orange)
The sequence might differ slightly from the original breed standard.
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE OFFICIAL VALID STANDARD: 27.01.1983.
|Group 6||Scent hounds and related breeds|
|Section 1.1||Scenthounds, Large-sized Hounds|
|With working trial|
TRANSLATION: Mrs. Peggy Davis, brought up to date by Dr. J.-M. Paschoud.
GENERAL APPEARANCE: Quite a strong dog, powerful, showing more English blood in his head than his tricolour colleague.
Skull: Rather broad and flat without occipital protuberance; superciliary arches not prominent.
Stop: Well marked.
Nose: Black or orangy brown.
Muzzle: Bridge of nose rather shrot.
Lips: Extending over the lower jaw and giving the muzzle some squareness.
Eyes: Big, brown and dark.
Ears: Set on quite broadly at eye level line or slightly above, quite thick, slightly turned in and rather short.
NECK: Straight; slight dewlap.
Back: Broad and muscular.
Loin: Broad, rather short.
Croup: Rather round.
Chest: Quite deep and let down. Ribs long, slightly rounded.
Flank: Well filled out.
TAIL: Quite long, sometimes towards the tip with few longer and coarser, slightly offstanding hairs (like ears of grain) around the tail.
FOREQUARTERS: Strong, broad and vertical.
Shoulder: Close to the chest but well muscled.
Forefeet: Rather ground.
Hind feet: See Forefeet.
Thigh: Muscular and fleshy.
Hock: Slightly bent and close to the ground.
GAIT / MOVEMENT: Easy.
SKIN: White with orange or yellow patches.
HAIR: Short and not too thick.
COLOUR: White-lemon or white-orange on condition that the orange is not too dark tending to red.
Height at withers: 60 cm to 70 cm.
Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog.
Faults of conformation.
Muzzle too thin.
Over-or undershot mouth.
Curved tail or deviated to the side.
Colours of coat other than those previously mentioned (black or red hair).
Aggressive or overly shy.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
Head: Quite short and broad.