Of average size, the Briquet Griffon Vendéen has a well-proportioned but rather compact silhouette. This stocky looking dog has a solid build but also a certain elegance.
Between 52 and 55 cm (20.47 to 21.65 inches) for the male
Between 48 and 53 cm (18.90 to 20.87 inches) for the female
Between 23 and 25 kg (50.71 to 55.12 pounds) for the male
Between 22 and 24 kg (48.50 to 52.91 pounds) for the female
His coat can vary in shades of charcoal fawn, charcoal sand, black with fawn markings, black with sand markings, black with white stripes, charcoal sand with white stripes, fawn with black and white stripes, black with white stripes, several bicolour or tricolour variations are also allowed.
His rather rough hair is long, but not too much, and still looks rather tousled.
His head has a slightly domed skull and a well marked stop. His large eyes are a beautiful dark color. His fine ears are narrow and very flexible and point inwards. His nose is black.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #19