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Physical Characteristics

Breed Group:

Scent hound group.

Weight:

Approximately 23 kg or 51 pounds.

Height:

Between 48-56 cm at the withers.

Color(s):

Fawn Brittany Griffons come in a variety of different shades of fawn, ranging from golden wheaten to red brick.

Coat:

Fawn Brittany Griffons have short coats of rough and harsh fur.


Overview

Character:

Fawn Brittany Griffons are very sociable animals that get along well with people. These courageous dogs are excellent hunters as well as affectionate companions.

Country of Origin:

France.

History:

The Fawn Brittany Griffon is an ancient breed of scent hound, likely the oldest of France's scent hounds. It is known that a pack of these hounds was owned as far back as the fourteenth century, and Fawn Brittany Griffons were commonly used for wolf hunting right up until the nineteenth century. During the nineteenth century, the breed began to decline and became very rare. In a successful attempt to preserve this breed and its quality, the Club de Fauve de Bretagne was established in 1949.

Name:

This breed is also known as the Griffon Fauve de Bretagne.

Temperament:

Fawn Brittany Griffons are passionate hunters and good-natured companions. Adaptable and tenacious, these dogs are also very obedient yet sometimes strong-willed.


Care

Training:

Fawn Brittany Griffons are obedient dogs but require firm training due to their strong-willed nature.

Activity:

This breed is quite active and requires regular exercise.

Ownership:

Fawn Brittany Griffons are excellent hunters as well as wonderful family companions. Although sometimes stubborn and strong-willed, these dogs can also be very obedient. Calm and affectionate, these dogs are great to have around. Typically, Fawn Brittany Griffons live in packs in kennels and are most suitable for country living. These dogs require plenty of exercise as well as regular grooming and attentive ear care.


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