Description: A French Breed, the Ariegeois is usually not seen outside of France. Used for hunting of rabbit, hare and fox. The Ariegeois has a narrow head with a slightly convex noise ridge, and long low set ears with a noble expression. Medium in size they have a muscular wide, deep chest.
Other Names: Arieg�ois
Height: 21″ – 24″
Weight: 55 – 60 lbs
Colors: White with large black patches.
Coat: Short, smooth, fine, close hairs.
Temperament: Friendly and affection with their owners. Even tempered, hard working, energetic, free-spirited.
With Children: Usually will get along well with most people.
With Pets: Will get along with other dogs.
Special Needs: Active owner.
Living Environment: Rural or suburban home.
Country of Origin: France
History: From the region of Ariege, the Ariegeois was first recognized as a breed in 1912. Their ancestors include the Bleu de Gascogne, the Gascon Saintongeois and local hounds.
Registries: FCI Group 6