ARIEGEOIS DOG

COUNTRY: France
WEIGHT: 66 pounds
HEIGHT: 22-24 inches
COAT: Short and smooth
COLOR: Tricolor, with the black and tan on the head
REGISTRY: FCI
GROUP: Hound

It is a dog that comes from the French region of Ariège. The race was created by count Elie de Vésins, that united a native bloodhound with old briquet of pays and another bloodhound who or podia to be Big Blue of Gascony or the Great Gascon Saintongeois. The result was a dog of hunting superior to its three predecessors. It is used mainly to hunt the hare and sometimes also the wild boar, fast and resistant dog, and an excellent collaborator in the mountain.

It is a dog that comes from the French region of Ariège. The race was created by count Elie de Vésins, that united a native bloodhound with old briquet of pays and another bloodhound who or podia to be Big Blue of Gascony or the Great Gascon Saintongeois. The result was a dog of hunting superior to its three predecessors. It is used mainly to hunt the hare and sometimes also the wild boar, fast and resistant dog, and an excellent collaborator in the mountain.

It has a very docile character and it is very good with the children. One takes well with the other dogs, which allows him to work in pack without problems. Although it is known him exclusively for the hunting, it could be an excellent dog of company because it professes a great love by his owner and is always eager to please to him. The puppy learns very fast to make its needs abroad and to behave educadamente in family.

It is a rustic and robust dog, that does not have health problems. After a hunting it is necessary to always examine the ears and the eyes to him, that can be irritated especially if it has been journeyed by zones of leafy vegetation. The suitable place for ariégeois is the garden, although to the being a dódil dog and on easy training can live in house.

Like other many bloodhounds, it can be quite timid, reason why it needs to be related to people and dogs from very young and being always tried are respect.