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Artois Hound

Also known as Picard, Briquet, Briquet d'Artois and the Chien d'Artois.

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 and is a descendant of a bloodhound. 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.

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.