Fédération Cynologique Internationale

United Kennel Club

Great Anglo-French White and Orange Hound

(Grand Anglo-Français Blanc et Orange)

Great Anglo-Francais White and Orange Hound


ORIGIN

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FCI
France.

PUBLISHED

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FCI
27.01.1983.

UTILISATION

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FCI
Scenthound.

CLASSIFICATION

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FCI
Group 6Scent hounds and related breeds
Section 1.1Scenthounds, Large-sized Hounds
With working trial

UKC
Scenthound

TRANSLATION

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FCI
Mrs. Peggy Davis, brought up to date by Dr. J.-M. Paschoud.

BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY

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UKC
The Great Anglo-Francais White and Orange Hound (Grand Anglo-Francais Blanc et Orange) was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 2006.

GENERAL APPEARANCE

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FCI
Quite a strong dog, powerful, showing more English blood in his head than his tricolour colleague.
UKC
A strong and powerful dog that shows more English influence in his head than his White and Black cousin.

HEAD

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UKC
Quite short and broad.

CRANIAL REGION

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Skull

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FCI
Rather broad and flat without occipital protuberance; superciliary arches not prominent.
UKC
Rather broad and flat, without occipital protuberance. The superciliary arches are not prominent. The stop is well marked.

Stop

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FCI
Well marked.

FACIAL REGION

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Nose

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FCI
Black or orangy brown.
UKC
Black or orange brown.

Muzzle

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FCI
Bridge of nose rather shrot.
UKC
The muzzle is fairly short. The lips extend over the lower jaw and give the muzzle some squareness.

Lips

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FCI
Extending over the lower jaw and giving the muzzle some squareness.

Jaws/Teeth

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UKC
The Great Anglo-Francais White and Orange Hound has a complete set of evenly spaced, white teeth meeting in a scissors bite.

Eyes

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FCI
Big, brown and dark.
UKC
Large and dark.

Ears

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FCI
Set on quite broadly at eye level line or slightly above, quite thick, slightly turned in and rather short.
UKC
Set on at eye level, broad at the base, and rather short. The ears are quite thick and turn in slightly.

NECK

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FCI
Straight; slight dewlap.
UKC
The neck is straight, with a slight dewlap.

BODY

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UKC
The chest is deep. The ribs are long and lightly sprung. The back is broad and muscular. The loin is broad and short, and the croup is rounded. The flank is well filled.

Back

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FCI
Broad and muscular.

Loin

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FCI
Broad, rather short.

Croup

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FCI
Rather round.

Chest

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FCI
Quite deep and let down. Ribs long, slightly rounded.

Flank

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FCI
Well filled out.

TAIL

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FCI
Quite long, sometimes towards the tip with few longer and coarser, slightly offstanding hairs (like ears of grain) around the tail.
UKC
The tail is quite long, and has a slight brush.

LIMBS

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FOREQUARTERS

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FCI
Strong, broad and vertical.
UKC
The shoulders are close to the chest, but well muscled.

Shoulder

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FCI
Close to the chest but well muscled.

FORELEGS

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UKC
Well apart, strong and vertical.

FEET

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UKC
The feet are rather round.

Forefeet

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FCI
Rather ground.

Hind feet

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FCI
See Forefeet.

HINDQUARTERS

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UKC
The thighs are muscular and fleshy. The hocks are slightly bent and close to the ground.

Thigh

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FCI
Muscular and fleshy.

Hock

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FCI
Slightly bent and close to the ground.

GAIT / MOVEMENT

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FCI
Easy.
UKC
Easy.

SKIN

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FCI
White with orange or yellow patches.

COAT

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HAIR

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FCI
Short and not too thick.
UKC
Short and not too thick.

COLOUR

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FCI
White-lemon or white-orange on condition that the orange is not too dark tending to red.
UKC
White and lemon, or white and orange, but the orange must not tend towards red.

SIZE

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Height at withers

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FCI
60 cm to 70 cm.
UKC
Height at the withers is 23.5 to 27.5 inches.

FAULTS

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FCI

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.
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).
UKC

Teeth: Undershot or overshot bite.
Nose: Butterfly nose.
Eyes: Light eyes.
Neck: Excessive dewlap.
Color: Black or red hair in the coat.

DISQUALIFYING FAULTS

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FCI

Aggressive or overly shy.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
Head: Quite short and broad.
UKC
Unilateral or bilateral cryptorchid. Viciousness or extreme shyness. Albinism.


Anatomical Features of the dog

N.B.:

Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.