Canis ISSN: 2398-2942


Contributor(s): Meg Purnell-Carpenter


General information

  • Originates from the French Plains of Beauce.
  • Also known in France by the familiar name of Bas Rouge or Red Stockings because of the deep/red markings on their legs.
  • Large, athletic and active with drop ears. Extremely trainable and loyal to their family.
  • A main breed characteristic is the large double dew-claws on the hind legs (actually real toe joints).

Biological Data

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