The Life of Animals | Ariegeois | The Ariegeois is a breed of dog from the département of Ariège in the Midi-Pyrenees region of southern France. It is a medium-sized pack-hunting scenthound deriving from a crossing of the Grand Bleu de Gascogne Grand Gascon and Saintongeois Briquet hounds with local dogs. The breed is registered with the Fédération Internationale Cynologique.
The Ariegeois normally weighs approximately 28-30 kg. The coat is smooth and short, white with black markings Cleary defined Sometimes it is mottled, and there may be tan points at the head. The eyes are dark and gentle. The ears are very soft and medium-length.
Should it have straight forelegs and strong, powerful hindlegs. The feet are hard and foxlike. The tail is slightly curved. The Ariegeois is now being Bred in Italy and used to hunt wild boar, performing well in this Endeavour, under Italian conditions.