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Auvergne Pointer

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 49 - 55 lbs.

Height: 22" - 24"

Life Span: 12 - 15 years

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

Origin: France

Also Known As: Braque d'Auvergne, Bleu d'Auvergne

Group: Gun Dog

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Auvergne Pointer requires daily brisk exercise. This dog is not appropriate for city life or apartment dwellers.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.


The Auvergne Pointer is a lively, sensitive, obedient pointing and retrieving dog.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


A descendant of ancient French Pointers and Gascony Hounds, this regional breed was established in the late 18th century and can be difficult to find today.