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Ariege Pointer

Ariege Pointer

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:13-18 Years
Nicknames:Braque de l’Ariège, Ariege Pointing Dog

Ariege Pointer Build Information

Also known as the Braque de l’Ariège, the Ariege Pointer is a relatively recent dog breed. The Ariege Pointer is characterized by its slender build, droopy ears, hound-like face, and short coat that is typically colored white, sable, light brown or white with patches of tan, brown, or black.

Length (Male):22-27 in.
Length (Female):22-24 in.
Weight:41 - 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

These type of dogs are highly intelligent, though they can sometimes be slightly stubborn with an independent streak. They need a lot of exercise and can be somewhat difficult to train, thought they are loyal, obedient, affectionate, and loving. This dog breed makes for an exceptional companion to hunters or athletic types due to it is highly robust and energetic nature.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Energy Level:Very Active
Guardian Skills:Yes
Kid Friendliness:Friendly


Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Fine

Ariege Pointer Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

This white, large, energetic, purebred dog breed is originated in France.

Training:Moderately easy to train
Hunting Companion:Yes
Police Performer:Yes