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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.

Dog Food for Your Artois Hound

Large Breed Puppy 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large Breed Adult 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of large breed dogs.

Reduced Fat 6 lb. Front Counter

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.

Senior Select 6 lb. Front Counter

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.