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Ariege Pointing Dog adult in black and white

Ariege Pointing Dog

Despite only reappearing recently, the Ariege Pointing Dog is actually one of the Pyrenean braques, although it is less well known than the Gascogne or Pyrenean type.

About the Ariege Pointing Dog

These mountain pointers from south-west France are adapted to all forms of hunting. Hardy, docile and easy to train, they are powerful yet lean dogs that exude vigour.

Lean legs, prominent muscles and well-defined lines are sought after. Their pale orange-mottled – sometimes brown-flecked – white coat produces an elegant, distinguished dog.

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

Breed specifics

Country
France
Group
FCI Group 7
Size category
Medium
Avg life expectancy
12–15 years

Lively / Independent / Calm

Key facts

  • Needs little training
  • Requires moderate grooming
  • Makes a great watchdog

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