|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.
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.
GENERAL APPEARANCE: Solid dog with French predominance, with a certain distinction, expressing at different degrees the Foxhound origin.
Skull: Moderately broad, rather flat with the occipital protuberance slightly apparent and the superciliary arches slightly prominent.
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.
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.
FOREQUARTERS: Perfectly straight and strong.
Shoulder: Long and flat.
Forefeet: Lean and rather round.
Hind feet: See Forefeet.
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.
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.
Height at withers: 60 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 which could be detrimental to a good utilisation.
- Undershot or overshot mouth.
- Light eyes.
- Bad tail, deviated or curved.
- Washed out tan.
- Any other coat than the above mentioned.