This medium-size dog has a solid, hardy build that offers great resistance and strength.
His bony and muscular appearance gives him a gruff rather than noble look.
His constitution is well suited for difficult terrain and to withstand hunting episodes. His general appearance reveals a dog that is more hardworking than distinguished.
This gentle dog, easy to guide and tame, is an excellent hunting dog that can work on the most difficult terrain.
Passionate, active, fast and very hardy, he is also endowed with a beautiful throat and fine nose, adding to his excellent hunting skills.
Between 50 and 55 cm (19.69 to 21.65 inches) for the male
Between 47 and 52 cm (18.50 to 20.47 inches) for the female
Between 18 and 22 kg (39.68 to 48.50 pounds) for the male
Between 18 and 22 kg (39.68 to 48.50 pounds) for the female
The color of his coat can vary between red and auburn, brown and golden wheat.
His hair is long, smooth and hard.
His head is rather elongated, and the stop is not very pronounced. His eyes are a pretty dark brown color.
His ears, ending in a point, are set at eye level. Generally, they don't reach the end of the nose.
His nose is dark brown or completely black. His tail is carried as a sickle.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #66