Great anglo-french white and orange hound

FCI standard Nº 324

Origin
France
Translation
Mrs. Peggy Davis, brought up to date by Dr. J.-M. Paschoud
Group
Group 6 Scenthounds and related breeds
Section
Section 1.1. Large-sized Hounds
Working
With working trial
Acceptance on a definitive basis by the FCI
Thursday 27 January 1983
Publication of the official valid standard
Tuesday 01 August 2023
Last update
Friday 06 October 2023
En français, cette race se dit
Grand anglo-français blanc et orange
Diese Norm ist in deutscher Sprache sichtbar
Grosser Anglo-französischer Weiss-oranger Laufhund
En español, esta raza se dice
Gran sabueso anglo-francés blanco y naranja
In het Nederlands, wordt dit ras gezegd
Grote witte en oranje Anglo-Franse

Usage

Scenthound.

General appearance

Quite a strong dog, powerful, showing more English blood in his head than his tricolour colleague.

Head

Cranial region

Head
Quite short and broad.
Skull
Rather broad and flat without occipital protuberance; superciliary arches not prominent. 
Stop
Well marked.

Facial region

Nose
Black or orangy brown.
Muzzle
Bridge of nose rather short.
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.

Body

Back
Broad and muscular.
Loin
Broad, rather short.
Croup
Rather round.
Chest
Quite deep and let down. Ribs long, slightly rounded.
Side
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.

Limbs

Forequarters

Generality
Strong, broad and vertical.
Shoulders
Close to the chest but well muscled.

Hindquarters

Upper thigh
Muscular and fleshy.
Hock
Slightly bent and close to the ground.

Feet

Rather round.

Gait and movement

Easy.

Skin

White with orange or yellow patches.

Coat

Hair
Short and not too thick.
Colour
White-lemon or white-orange on condition that the orange is not too dark tending to red.

Size and weight

Height at withers
60 cm 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 and its ability to perform its traditional work.
• Faults listed should be in degree of seriousness.

General faults

 Faults of conformation.
 Butterfly nose.
 Muzzle too thin.
 Over-or undershot mouth.
 Light eyes.
 Excessive dewlap.
 Curved tail or deviated to the side.
 Colours of coat other than those previously mentioned (black or red hair).

Disqualifying faults

 Aggressive or overly shy dogs.

NB :

• Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
• The above mentioned faults when occurring to a highly marked degree or frequently are disqualifying.
• Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.
• Only functionally and clinically healthy dogs, with breed typical conformation should be used for breeding.

Bibliography

http://www.fci.be/

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