Great anglo-french white and orange hound (Dog standard)
Great anglo-french white and orange hound is a quite a strong dog, powerful, showing more english blood in his head than his tricolour colleague.
FCI-Standard N° 324 / 21. 04. 1997 / GB
GREAT ANGLO-FRENCH WHITE AND ORANGE HOUND
(Grand anglo-français blanc et orange)
TRANSLATION : Mrs. Peggy Davis, brought up to date by Dr. J.-M. Paschoud.
ORIGIN : France.
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL VALID STANDARD : 27.01.1983.
UTILIZATION : Scenthound.
CLASSIFICATION F.C.I. : Group 6 Scenthounds and related
Section 1.1. Large-sized Hounds.
With working trial.
GENERAL APPEARANCE : Quite a strong dog, powerful, showing more English blood in his head than his tricolour colleague.
HEAD : Quite short and broad.
CRANIAL REGION :
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 shrot.
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.
Back : Broad and muscular.
Loin : Broad, rather short.
Croup : Rather round.
Chest : Quite deep and let down. Ribs long, slightly rounded.
Flank : 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.
FOREQUARTERS : Strong, broad and vertical.
Shoulders : Close to the chest but well muscled.
Thighs : Muscular and fleshy.
Hocks : Slightly bent and close to the ground.
FEET : Rather ground.
GAIT/MOVEMENT : Easy.
SKIN : White with orange or yellow patches.
HAIR : Short and not too thick.
COLOUR : White-lemon or white-orange on condition that the orange is not too dark tending to red.
Height at the 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.
Faults of conformation.
Muzzle too thin.
Over-or undershot mouth.
Curved tail or deviated to the side.
Colours of coat other than those previously mentioned (black or red hair).
ELIMINATING FAULTS :
Aggressive or overly shy.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
N.B. : Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.
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