Weight: 63 - 70 lbs.
Height: 24" - 27"
Life Span: 13 - 15 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: No Nicknames.
Category: Companion Dog, Hunting
Exercise NeedsThe Ariegeois requires regular vigorous exercise. This dog is not well-suited for apartments or kennels.
Grooming NeedsThe Ariegeois needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.
TemperamentThe Ariegeois is energetic, free-spirited and typically friendly.
Compatibility with KidsExceptional, especially with well-behaved children.
HistoryA descendant of the Bleu de Gascogne, Gascon Sain-tongeois and Chien d'Artois in the southern French province of Ariegeois. This rare breed is an expert at rabbit hunting and was first recognized in 1912.
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