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Griffon Bleu de Gascogne

This highly versatile breed is used for hunting hare with the gun. Its keenness and fine nose also make it very well suited to tracking wild boar.

About the Griffon Bleu de Gascogne

Griffon Bleu de Gascognes are fine-nosed, well-voiced dogs that show great diligence on the hunt, as well as keenness and enterprise.

They are alert, perhaps even almost on edge, but nevertheless affectionate.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
France
Group
FCI Group 6
Size category
Medium
Avg life expectancy
10–12 years

Loving / Alert / Even-tempered

Key facts

  • Patient with children and other animals
  • Requires outdoor space
  • Requires minimal grooming

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