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Great Anglo-Francais White and Orange Hound
The sequence follows FCI breed standard.
BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY: The Great Anglo-Francais White and Orange Hound (Grand Anglo-Francais Blanc et Orange) was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 2006.
GENERAL APPEARANCE: A strong and powerful dog that shows more English influence in his head than his White and Black cousin.
HEAD: Quite short and broad.
Skull: Rather broad and flat, without occipital protuberance. The superciliary arches are not prominent. The stop is well marked.
Nose: Black or orange brown.
Muzzle: The muzzle is fairly short. The lips extend over the lower jaw and give the muzzle some squareness.
Jaws/Teeth: The Great Anglo-Francais White and Orange Hound has a complete set of evenly spaced, white teeth meeting in a scissors bite.
Eyes: Large and dark.
Ears: Set on at eye level, broad at the base, and rather short. The ears are quite thick and turn in slightly.
NECK: The neck is straight, with a slight dewlap.
BODY: The chest is deep. The ribs are long and lightly sprung. The back is broad and muscular. The loin is broad and short, and the croup is rounded. The flank is well filled.
TAIL: The tail is quite long, and has a slight brush.
FOREQUARTERS: The shoulders are close to the chest, but well muscled.
FORELEGS: Well apart, strong and vertical.
FEET: The feet are rather round.
HINDQUARTERS: The thighs are muscular and fleshy. The hocks are slightly bent and close to the ground.
GAIT / MOVEMENT: Easy.
HAIR: Short and not too thick.
COLOUR: White and lemon, or white and orange, but the orange must not tend towards red.
Height at withers: Height at the withers is 23.5 to 27.5 inches.
Teeth: Undershot or overshot bite.
Nose: Butterfly nose.
Eyes: Light eyes.
Neck: Excessive dewlap.
Color: Black or red hair in the coat.