The Griffon Bleu de Gascogne is a breed of dog native to the southwestern region of France, known for its skills as a hunting dog.
It is a medium-sized dog, with a height at the withers of 52 and 62 cm for males and 50 and 60 cm for females.
The average weight is generally between 20 and 25 kg.
The Blue Gascony Griffon's coat is short, dense, and hard to the touch.
The dominant color is blue, with black markings on the body, head and ears.
Members may also have fire marks.
The head is proportionate to the rest of the body, with a slightly domed skull. The muzzle is of medium length. The eyes are oval in shape, dark in color, expressing intelligence and liveliness. The ears are set low, of medium length, and carried hanging. The Griffon Bleu de Gascogne is a lively, courageous dog with a developed sense of smell.
The Griffon Bleu de Gascogne is an affectionate dog devoted to its family. He gets along well with children and other pets if properly socialized from a young age.
The Griffon Bleu de Gascogne is an excellent and passionate hunting dog used for hunting hare, fox and wild boar. It can also be used as a blood search dog.
The Griffon Bleu de Gascogne is a relatively easy dog to care for. Its short coat requires little maintenance.
The Griffon Bleu de Gascogne is a robust and healthy dog with a life expectancy of approximately 13 years.