Fédération Cynologique Internationale



FCI-Standard N° 322

Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

(Grand Anglo-Français Tricolore)




The sequence might differ slightly from the original breed standard.

ORIGIN

: France.

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE OFFICIAL VALID STANDARD

: 27.01.1983.

UTILISATION

: Scenthound.

FCI-CLASSIFICATION

:
Group 6Scent hounds and related breeds
Section 1.1Scenthounds, Large-sized Hounds
With working trial


TRANSLATION

: Mrs. Peggy Davis.

GENERAL APPEARANCE

: Solid dog with French predominance, with a certain distinction, expressing at different degrees the Foxhound origin.

HEAD

:

CRANIAL REGION

:

Skull

: Moderately broad, rather flat with the occipital protuberance slightly apparent and the superciliary arches slightly prominent.

Stop

: Marked.

FACIAL REGION

:

Muzzle

: Of medium length about equal to that of the skull. Bridge of nose generally straight, well chiselled below the eyes.

Lips

: Quite developed, with a certain squareness, never snipey.

Eyes

: Big, brown, rimmed with black.

Leathers

: Of medium length, broadly set at eye level, flat then slightly curled.

NECK

: Rather long and strong, without pronounced dewlap.

BODY

:

Back

: Straight and supported.

Loin

: Broad, muscled, straight, quite short.

Croup

: Sloping and of a good length.

Chest

: Well let down and quite broad. Ribs long and rounded; never flat.

Flank

: Very slightly tucked up and rather full.

TAIL

: Of good length, carried elegantly, well furnished with hair.

LIMBS

:

FOREQUARTERS

: Perfectly straight and strong.

Shoulder

: Long and flat.

FEET

:

Forefeet

: Lean and rather round.

Hind feet

: See Forefeet.

HINDQUARTERS

:

Thigh

: Muscled, let down and rather fleshy.

Hock

: Broad, well let down, slightly bent.

GAIT / MOVEMENT

: Easy with an impression of solidity.

SKIN

: White and black.

COAT

:

HAIR

: Short, more or less strong.

COLOUR

: Tricolour more often with black blanket or with more or less spread out black patches. Bright or copper tan without black overlay. Mixed hair called « louvard » is not excluded. The excess mottling is not desirable.

SIZE

:

Height at withers

: 60 to 70 cm .

FAULTS

:
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 which could be detrimental to a good utilisation.
  • Undershot or overshot mouth.
  • Light eyes.
  • Bad tail, deviated or curved.
  • Depigmentation.
  • Washed out tan.
  • Any other coat than the above mentioned.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.


Anatomical Features of the dog

N.B.:

Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.