FCI-Standard N° 24/ 04. 03. 1997 /GB
TRANSLATION : Mrs. Kincaid, brought up to date by Dr. Paschoud.
ORIGIN : France.
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL VALID STANDARD : 17.11.1978.
UTILIZATION : Hound.
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CLASSIFICATION F.C.I. : Group 6 Scent Hounds and
Section 1.1 Large size Hounds.
With working trial.
GENERAL APPEARANCE : A very distinguished hound presenting, to a high degree of perfection, strength, elegance and lightness, with a range of the most fascinating colours.
HEAD : Long but not exaggerated, not very wide, the bones prominent with a slight occipital protuberance.
CRANIAL REGION :
Skull : Rather flat, sloping very gently to the foreface.
FACIAL REGION :
Nose : Strong, wide and prominent.
Muzzle : Slightly convex, long without exaggeration.
Lips : Upper lip covering the lower, muzzle tapering.
Eyes : Large, round, surrounded with black. Lovely expression.
Leathers : Of medium width, fine leather, set on a little low, medium length and slightly turned inwards.
NECK : Long, slim, without dewlap.
Back : Well muscled and very well coupled.
Loin : Muscular.
Flank : Slight tuck-up but sufficiently spacious for the intestines.
Brisket : Very deep, proportionately more so than wide.
Ribs : Long.
TAIL : Medium length, fine, smooth, never with longer and coarser slightly offstanding hairs (like ears of grain) towards the tip; elegantly carried in a slight curve.
FOREQUARTERS : Straight, very muscular, lean and strong, flat and broad.
Shoulders : Long, flat and sloping, close to the chest.
Forefeet : the “wolf-foot”, rather long, very resistant.
Hip : Somewhat sloping, well developed and of good length.
Thighs : Very muscular.
Hockjoint : Low to the ground, slightly bent. Hocks vertical.
Hind feet : As forefeet.
GAIT / MOVEMENT : Free mover; gallops easily, bounding lightly and passing well through undergrowth.
SKIN : Black nose. Testicles varying from white to black.
HAIR : Short and glossy.
COLOUR : Tricolour with black saddle, or tricolour with large black patches; sometimes white and orange (bicolour); wolf-coloured hair is quite frequent.
SIZE : Dogs 62 to 72 cm, bitches 60 to 70 cm.
FAULTS : Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree.
ELIMINATING FAULTS :
- Aggressive or overly shy.
- Black and white hounds.
- Hounds with slightly overshot mouth not to be disqualified, but all things being equal, the hound with correct jaw is to be preferred.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
N.B. : Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.Automatic translate from inseparabile.com
The race came created from Marquis Francois de larrye in 1692 intercrossing varies segugi with the Foxhound. Scomparso during the French revolution. the Poitevin be subsequently recreated.
E' an elegant dog much and longilineo one. Long neck without giogaia, thorax much deep and muscoloso back.
its ransom of 60 -70 cm.
It has one lengthened head, a great
tartufo black and sharp snout.
The large eyes are brown border you of black.
The orecchie are long thin and a po rolled up.
Ia thin tail with one light curve.
The limbs are very muscolosi, straight on appiombi and the dry grounds.
The short hair and diamond. The inks are: tricolour and black caparison.
Optimal segugio in marshy atmospheres, on plateaus, in plains, always with an optimal resistance and elegance.
TEMPERAMENT And CHARACTER
Vigorous, working, eclectic and mild.
Resistant dog to the diseases, pu living to the open, but in winter goes to it supplied a heated shelter, especially if it is lived in mountain.
It goes fed in complete way but without to exaggerate in order not to make to fatten it.
It goes very rarely brushed with one brush of setole, increasing the frequency above all during the dumb one.