French Pyrenean Pointer
Braque Français type Pyrénées

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Braque Français type Pyrénées
French Pointing Dog

France, 1600s
Breed was developed in the pyrenean region of France. It descends from the Old Spanish Pointer and the now extinct southern hound. They are similiar to the French Gascony Pointer but the Pyrenees type is smaller in size.

Gundog, Companion

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-14 years of age

Weight & Height
39 to 55 pounds & 18 to 23 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Fairly Healthy Breed

Physical Description
Strong, medium size dog that has loose skin. The eyes are yellow to brown in color, the nose is brown and the ears are drop. The tail is naturally short or is docked

Extremely agile dog. It works exceptionaly well in thick cover. This breed makes a fine companion getting on well with other dogs and children. They are Affectionate, loyal and intelligent. They make great hunting dogs that can be used to retrieve, flush and even trail game.

Fairly easy to train. They are submissive and positive reinforcement training should be used. Do not use harsh training methods with this breed.

Living Conditions
Apartments are not recommended for this breed.

Little attention is needed for the coat, just give an occasional rub down. And bathe when needed. After hunting, the coat may need to be checked for burs and thorns.

Needs plenty of outdoor exercise daily, whether on a lead or allowed to run in fenced area. A large fenced yard would be ideal.

Coat Texture
Short, thick coat

Coat Colors

Chestnut White

3-6 puppies are usualy born per litter. Puppies should be socialized early with people and other dogs.

Continental Kennel Club
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
United Kennel Club


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French Pyrenean Pointer (Braque Fracais) Breeders

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