This old breed dog, with a French type physique, is imposing and gives a beautiful impression of strength and tranquility.
He inspires nobility at first glance. His elegant, well-structured silhouette reveals his great capacity for hunting.
His dress, with bluish reflections, adds a touch of distinction to his presence.
Between 65 and 72 cm (25.59 to 28.35 inches) for the male
Between 62 and 68 cm (24.41 to 26.77 inches) for the female
Between 33 and 38 kg (72.75 to 83.77 pounds) for the male
Between 30 and 36 kg (66.14 to 79.37 pounds) for the female
His pretty dress with particular reflections is speckled black and white, giving the impression of a beautiful slate blue.
His short hair is quite full and fairly thick.
His head has a slightly domed skull and a light accentuated stop.
His brown eyes are oval-shaped. His fine, pointed, curled ears should extend beyond the tip of the nose.
His pretty nose is all black. His strong tail is rather large, reaching almost the tip of the hock and is carried like a sword blade.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #22