The Canine Chronicles Directory
Braque de l'Ariege
The Braque de l'Ariege (aka Ariege Pointer and Braque De Toulouse) has a powerful
and strong appearance. The head is long, angular and narrow and the skull is lightly
rounded. The muzzle is long and straight and the teeth meet in a scissor bite. The
nose is pink, reddish or pale brown, but is never black. The eyes are slightly oval
and are dark amber or brown. The ears are long, thin, curled and carried away from
the head. The neck is slightly long with a little dewlap. The topline is nearly
straight and the chest is broad and deep. The tail of this breed is generally docked.
A long tail is permitted and must not be carried higher than the topline. The coat
is close, glossy, short and smooth on the head and the leathers. Coat colors include
white, light orange fawn and chestnut with white patching, speckles or flecks.