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French Pointing Dog - Pyrenean type adult black and white

French Pointing Dog - Pyrenean type

Pyrenean types are more spirited, impetuous and faster on the ground than Gascogne-types, and they know just how to conserve energy so they do not use it up too soon.

About the French Pointing Dog - Pyrenean type

The French Pointing Dog is a native of the southern Pyrenean. As a highly adaptable breed it has found a home with hunters from other parts of France, as well as abroad.

French Pointing Dog - Pyrenean type has the same general characteristics as the Gascogne type, only smaller and lighter. These hardy dogs, adequately muscled but without heaviness.

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

Breed specifics

Country
France
Group
FCI Group 7, AKC Foundation Stock Service
Size category
Medium
Avg life expectancy
12–15 years

Loving / Intelligent / Quiet / Even-tempered

Key facts

  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Makes a great family dog
  • Needs a lot of exercise

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