At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 55 - 66 lbs.

Height: 21" - 23"

Life Span: -

Artois Hound

Also know as: Chien d’Artois, Picard

Group: Working

Origin: France

Today's Role: Hunting

History and Facts: 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.

Temperament / Behavior
The Artois Hound is an energetic, skilled rabbit hunter.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

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

Grooming: Regular brushing is required for your Artois Hound.


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