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Auvergne Pointer

Auvergne Pointers have a very particular coat, especially on the head, which is black, preferably with a white blaze from the skull to the sides of the muzzle.

About the Auvergne Pointer

This gentle, very affectionate breed is intelligent and docile, which makes it a wonderful family dog. As pointers, Auvergne Pointers have a very strong nose.

Their natural qualities should be developed during training.

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

Breed specifics

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

Gentle / Loving / Intelligent / Obedient / Resilient

Key facts

  • Makes a great family dog
  • Patient with children and other animals
  • Requires minimal grooming

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