About the Gascon Saintongeois

The Grand is a well built dog that exudes elegance and strength. This is a typically French type in terms of head, colour and expression. The Petit is a distinguished, well proportioned, medium-sized dog.

An instinctive pack hound, the Gascon Saintongeois is an enterprising dog with a fine sense of smell that gives good tongue. Calm and affectionate, it has no problem following commands.

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

Breed specifics

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France
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FCI Group 6
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Medium
Avg life expectancy
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Determined / Calm / Loving / Obedient

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  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Enjoys training
  • Needs a lot of exercise