Fédération Cynologique Internationale

United Kennel Club

Great Anglo-French Tricolour Hound

(Grand Anglo-Français Tricolore)

Great Anglo-Francais Tricolor 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.

BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY

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UKC
The Great Anglo-Francais Tricolor Hound (Grand Anglo-Francais Tricolore) originated in France. The Great Anglo-Francais Tricolor Hound was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 2006.

GENERAL APPEARANCE

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FCI
Solid dog with French predominance, with a certain distinction, expressing at different degrees the Foxhound origin.
UKC
A solid dog with a distinctive air, reminiscent of its Foxhound ancestors.

HEAD

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CRANIAL REGION

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Skull

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FCI
Moderately broad, rather flat with the occipital protuberance slightly apparent and the superciliary arches slightly prominent.
UKC
Moderately broad and rather flat, with a slight prominence of occiput, and superciliary arches, and a marked stop.

Stop

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FCI
Marked.

FACIAL REGION

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Nose

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UKC
Black.

Muzzle

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FCI
Of medium length about equal to that of the skull. Bridge of nose generally straight, well chiselled below the eyes.
UKC
About the same length as the skull, well chiseled below the eyes, with a straight nasal bone. The lips give the muzzle a square appearance.

Lips

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FCI
Quite developed, with a certain squareness, never snipey.

Jaws/Teeth

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

Eyes

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FCI
Big, brown, rimmed with black.
UKC
Large and brown, with dark eyerims.

Ears

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UKC
Set at eye level, medium length, flat at the base and then slightly curled.

Leathers

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FCI
Of medium length, broadly set at eye level, flat then slightly curled.

NECK

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FCI
Rather long and strong, without pronounced dewlap.
UKC
Rather long and strong, with no dewlap.

BODY

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UKC
The chest is deep and broad. The ribs are long and rounded. The back is straight and well supported. The loin is short and muscular, and the croup is long and sloping. The flank is rather full and slightly tucked up.

Back

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FCI
Straight and supported.

Loin

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FCI
Broad, muscled, straight, quite short.

Croup

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FCI
Sloping and of a good length.

Chest

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FCI
Well let down and quite broad. Ribs long and rounded; never flat.

Flank

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FCI
Very slightly tucked up and rather full.

TAIL

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FCI
Of good length, carried elegantly, well furnished with hair.
UKC
Of good length, carried elegantly, and well furnished with brush.

LIMBS

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FOREQUARTERS

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FCI
Perfectly straight and strong.
UKC
The shoulder blades are long and flat.

Shoulder

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FCI
Long and flat.

FORELEGS

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UKC
Perfectly straight and strong.

FEET

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UKC
Lean and rather round.

Forefeet

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FCI
Lean and rather round.

Hind feet

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FCI
See Forefeet.

HINDQUARTERS

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UKC
The thighs are well muscled and fleshy. The hocks are broad, low and slightly angulated.

Thigh

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FCI
Muscled, let down and rather fleshy.

Hock

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FCI
Broad, well let down, slightly bent.

GAIT / MOVEMENT

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FCI
Easy with an impression of solidity.
UKC
Easy and solid.

SKIN

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FCI
White and black.

COAT

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HAIR

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FCI
Short, more or less strong.
UKC
Short, and fairly coarse.

COLOUR

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FCI
Tricolour more often with black blanket or with more or less spread out black patches. Bright or copper tan without black overlay. Mixed hair called « louvard » is not excluded. The excess mottling is not desirable.
UKC
Hound tri-color, with a black blanket or black patches. Tan is bright and without black shading.

SIZE

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Height at withers

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FCI
60 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 which could be detrimental to a good utilisation.
  • Undershot or overshot mouth.
  • Light eyes.
  • Bad tail, deviated or curved.
  • Depigmentation.
  • Washed out tan.
  • Any other coat than the above mentioned.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
UKC

Teeth: Undershot or overshot bite.
Eyes: Light eyes.
Color: Washed out tan.

DISQUALIFYING FAULTS

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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.