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Ariegeois

While they are famous for hunting hares, Ariegeois are also used on the trail of roe deer and wild boar.

About the Ariegeois

Ariegeois are hard-working dogs with plenty of intelligence and resilience, making them excellent hunting dogs. They have a cheerful, sociable character, underscored by unwavering loyalty.

With the physical characteristics of a scent hound, Ariegeois are famous for their skills and obedience, either alone or in a pack, and their agility on difficult terrain.

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

Intelligent / Sociable / Resilient / Obedient

Key facts

  • Enjoys training
  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Patient with children and other animals

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