Of a very old breed, this French type dog has a very well proportioned build.
Endowed with a robust but never heavy constitution, the Grand Griffon Vendéen has a distinguished silhouette and gait.
He is determined but receptive, revealing his strong temperament as well as his gentle, endearing side. His funny fur gives him a totally disheveled look rather sympathetic.
Between 62 and 68 cm (24.41 to 26.77 inches) for the male
Between 60 and 65 cm (23.62 to 25.59 inches) for the female
Between 30 and 35 kg (66.14 to 77.16 pounds) for the male
Between 30 and 35 kg (66.14 to 77.16 pounds) for the female
The color of his coat can vary between white and orange, red, black with white patches, black and tan, fawn with white patches, charcoal sand, charcoal fawn as well as tricolor in all these shades.
His long hair is rough, heavily tousled and very bushy.
His head with a domed skull has a slightly marked stop. His large eyes are very dark.
His ears, covered with long hair and ending in a rather elongated oval shape, are fine, narrow and soft.
His nose is all black. His long tail is carried like a sword blade.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #282