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Braque d'Auvergne

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Synonym(s): Braque d’Auvergne Pointer, Braque du Auvergne, Auvergne Pointer, Auvergnese Pointer, Auvergne Pointing Dog, Auvergnese Pointing Dog, Auvergnian Pointer, Auvergnian Pointing Dog French Pointer (Auvergne), Bleu de Auvergne, and Bleu d’Auvergne


Introduction

General information

  • Strong, substantial breed, originating from the mountainous area of Cantal, in the province of Auvergne in the mid-south of France.
  • Very similar in appearance to other French pointing dogs.
  • Gentle, highly intelligent and extremely eager to please and extremely affectionate with its family.
  • Medium sized, robust, considered slightly heavier and stronger than most pointing breeds.
  • Considered highly trainable, with excelling scenting, natural worker and hunter, and prefers to work closely with handler.
  • Short, glossy coat makes for minimal grooming – a brush once a week or less is usually sufficient.

Biological Data

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