Blue Gascony Griffon

region France
cut 43 - 52cm
weight 25 - 29kg
hair  hard and glued almost flat
dress mottled with black on a speckled white ground all over. This gives the dog a clay blue sheen
head medium long has a slightly domed and moderately wide skull reminiscent of an ogive
eyes golden chestnut color are quite small
ear medium long, set on at eye level and covered with short, flat-set hair
behaviour conciliatory, intelligent, courageous
federation FCI Nomenclature Group 6, Section 1, No. 32
Care: he requires some care, brushing and combing daily Usefulness: good hunting dog, he likes to give sound Life expectancy: 11 - 12 years
This breed was born from the Grand Bleu de Gascogne which was crossed with long-haired griffons. It is more rustic than its ancestor and was created in the south-west of France especially for hare hunting.