The French Foxhound
Original Name : Grand Anglo-Français Tricolore
Type : Braccoid
Male size : 23½-27½ inches
Female size : 23½-27½ inches
Degree of grooming :
Countries of origin : France
In France, the Great Anglo-Français Tricolor is highly rated as a perfect cross.
Moderately broad, rather flat skull with slight occipital protuberance and superciliary arches.
Straight, well supported back, straight, rather short, broad loins, sloping croup of good length, well let down, fairly broad chest.
Tricolor, most often with black mantle or more or less widespread black patches. Bright or copper tans without black overlay.
Medium-length, set fairly broad at eye level, flat then slightly turned.
Good length, carried elegantly, well furnished.
Short, more or less strong.
These solid hounds, more French than English possesses a certain distinction, expressing various degrees of its Foxhound origins.Regarded as the most robust of the pack hounds, Tricolors have been popular with hunters for decades, due in part to their strength, stamina and hardiness of their English ancestors. Since its official recognition in 1978, the breed has been a regular in the hunting pack.