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Grand Bleu de Gascogne

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Grand Bleu de Gascogne

UK KC Classification Hound
Country of Origin France
Date of Origin Middle Ages
Height 62 - 72 cm (24 - 28 inches)
Weight 32 - 35 Kgs (71 - 77 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Grand Bleu de Gascognes are a well built dog. They have a highly developed sense of smell and a deep baying call. Their coat is smooth and they are blue, black and tan in colour.


Grand Bleu de Gascognes are kind, gentle dogs.


If you are considering a Grand Bleu de Gascogne as a pet, consider the following points:
They are unsuitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for hot climates
They are happy to live and sleep outdoors
They need a lot of physical exercise
They usually get on well with other dogs

Interesting Facts

Grand Bleu de Gascognes are also known as:
Large Blue Gascony Hound
Great Gascony Blue
Great Gascony Hound

Grand Bleu de Gascognes are a very rare breed of dog.


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