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Artois Hound

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 55 - 66 lbs.

Height: 21" - 23"

Life Span: 13 - 15 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: France

Also Known As: Chien d?Artois, Picard

Group: Scenthound

Category: Hunting

Exercise Needs

Artois Hounds are active dogs that need vigorous exercise and plenty of room to run.

Grooming Needs

Regular brushing is required for your Artois Hound.


The Artois Hound is an energetic, skilled rabbit hunter.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


This breed is named for Arteois region of France where it originated. This breed resembles large Beagles. While quite old and quite rare, this breed was nearly extinct at the turn of the 20th century.