Get to know the Artois Hound
All you need to know about the breed
Little familiar outside their native France, the Artois Hound holds a special place in the heart of the French: The breed first gained favour during the reign of King Louis VIII, a full eight centuries ago. The breed has had staying power ever since. Like most hound breeds, the Artois Hound is docile and amiable, and although they are celebrated in the field - especially in a country known for its pastoral pastimes - the Artois Hound has also become a family pet for many familiar with their super temperament.
Artois Hounds are known for their graceful gait, perhaps an unconscious expression of the ease they have about themselves. Typically raised in packs, this is a dog that usually finds themselves in good company. One thing’s for sure, they are valued for their diligence and devotion to sport. and their great affection as well.
Easily identifiable by their signature combination black, beige, and white colouring, the Artois Hound breed has a practically wash-and-wear type coat covering their strong muscular frame. Their body reflects their breeding, one that’s not too big and not too small but just right, with a solid build that’s perfectly suited to the field sport they’ve excelled at for centuries.
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From specific breed traits to a general health overview, here are some interesting facts about your Artois Hound
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