United Kennel Club





Great Anglo-Francais Tricolor Hound




The sequence follows FCI breed standard.

CLASSIFICATION

: Scenthound

BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY

: The Great Anglo-Francais Tricolor Hound (Grand Anglo-Francais Tricolore) originated in France. The Great Anglo-Francais Tricolor Hound was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 2006.

GENERAL APPEARANCE

: A solid dog with a distinctive air, reminiscent of its Foxhound ancestors.

HEAD

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CRANIAL REGION

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Skull

: Moderately broad and rather flat, with a slight prominence of occiput, and superciliary arches, and a marked stop.

FACIAL REGION

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Nose

: Black.

Muzzle

: About the same length as the skull, well chiseled below the eyes, with a straight nasal bone. The lips give the muzzle a square appearance.

Jaws/Teeth

: The Great Anglo-Francais Tricolor Hound has a complete set of evenly spaced, white teeth meeting in a scissors bite.

Eyes

: Large and brown, with dark eyerims.

Ears

: Set at eye level, medium length, flat at the base and then slightly curled.

NECK

: Rather long and strong, with no dewlap.

BODY

: The chest is deep and broad. The ribs are long and rounded. The back is straight and well supported. The loin is short and muscular, and the croup is long and sloping. The flank is rather full and slightly tucked up.

TAIL

: Of good length, carried elegantly, and well furnished with brush.

LIMBS

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FOREQUARTERS

: The shoulder blades are long and flat.

FORELEGS

: Perfectly straight and strong.

FEET

: Lean and rather round.

HINDQUARTERS

: The thighs are well muscled and fleshy. The hocks are broad, low and slightly angulated.

GAIT / MOVEMENT

: Easy and solid.

COAT

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HAIR

: Short, and fairly coarse.

COLOUR

: Hound tri-color, with a black blanket or black patches. Tan is bright and without black shading.

SIZE

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Height at withers

: Height at the withers is 23.5 to 27.5 inches.

FAULTS

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Teeth: Undershot or overshot bite.
Eyes: Light eyes.
Color: Washed out tan.

DISQUALIFYING FAULTS

: Unilateral or bilateral cryptorchid. Viciousness or extreme shyness. Albinism.


Anatomical Features of the dog

N.B.:

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