France dog breeds (53) | MyDogBreeds

french bulldog dog

French Bulldog

The french bulldog originated in England and are bred expecting small size bulldogs. Many lace workers in Nottingham had little bulldogs and when they..

Non sporting dogMedium dogFrance
basset hound dog

Basset Hound

The Basset is a French dog bred in Great Britain in the late 1800s. The history of the Basset goes way back to ancient times as there have been discov..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
papillon dog

Papillon

With his eye-catching butterfly-look-alike feathery ears, the Papillon, also called the Continental Toy Spaniel or the Squirrel Spaniel, is one of the..

Toy dogSmall dogFrance
dogue de bordeaux dog

Dogue De Bordeaux

The Dogue de Bordeaux is an ancient French dog breed and his history goes so far back that it is difficult to have accurate records of his origin. ..

Molosser dogsLarge dogFrance
great pyrenees dog

Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees could be from Spain or France because the dog hails from the Pyrenees Mountains, which spans both France and Spain. The dog was ..

Working dogLarge dogFrance
brittany dog

Brittany

One of the most intense bird dog breeds in existence is the Brittany, bred for hunt. The breed used to be called the Brittany Spaniel, but since the b..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
francais blanc et noir dog

Francais Blanc et Noir

Translated from the French Chien Francais Blanc et Noir, is the French White and Black Hound. His ancestry goes back before the French Revolution to ..

Hound dogLarge dogFrance
briard dog

Briard

Through myth and legend, the Briard is thought to be a very ancient dog. A French herding breed, a Briard type of dog appears in writings as early as ..

Herding dogsLarge dogFrance
french brittany dog

French Brittany

Brittanys are the product of France, actually developed in the Brittany Province. They are gun dogs designed to hunt birds. Referred to more often tha..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
french spaniel dog

French Spaniel

Developed in France and then in Canada, the French Spaniel is a descendent of 14th century hunting dogs. Originally the breed was very popular with th..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
basset fauve de bretagne dog

Basset Fauve de Bretagne

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne from France was introduced to the UK in 1983, and this smallest of the French hounds is rarely seen outside France, and w..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
beauceron dog

Beauceron

Sometimes referred to as the king of sheepdogs, the Beauceron is a French dog breed that happens to be an extraordinary herding dog too. He instinctiv..

Working dogLarge dogFrance
griffon bleu de gascogne dog

Griffon Bleu de Gascogne

The Griffon Bleu de Gascogne dog hails from France and is descended from crosses between the Bleu de Gascogne as well as the Griffon Nivernais. Dog ex..

Working dogMedium dogFrance
beagle harrier dog

Beagle-Harrier

The Beagle Harrier, the breed that was made mixing the France Scent Hounds and a Beagle. It is not quite sure if this breed was made on purpose or t..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
picardy spaniel dog

Picardy Spaniel

The Picardy Spaniel hails from France and has always been used as a gundog, having been crossed with different British hunting dogs. While this dog..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
francais blanc et orange dog

Francais Blanc et Orange

The Chien Francais Blanc et Orange is one of the three versions of the Chien Francais. There is the Francais Blanc et Noir and the Francais Tricolor...

Hound dogGiant dogFrance
franzuskaya bolonka dog

Franzuskaya Bolonka

The Franzuskaya Bolonka in France is known as the Tsvetnaya Bolonka in Russia and in Germany as the Bolonka Zwetna. All of these translate to Colored ..

Toy dogToy dogFrance
carlin pinscher dog

Carlin Pinscher

There are conflicting views as to where the Carlin Pinscher hails from, with some reports saying France and others the USA. The names of some breeders..

Toy dogSmall dogFrance
berger picard dog

Berger Picard

In the Picardie region of northeastern France saw visiting Celts/Franks enter the region along with a shepherd dog. They arrived in the Pas de Calais ..

Herding dogsMedium dogFrance
ariegeois dog

Ariegeois

The Ariegeois is a fairly new breed, believed to have originated in France in 1912. As a scent hound, it is a blend of 3 French scent hounds - Grand ..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
anglo francais de petite venerie dog

Anglo-Francais de Petite Venerie

The Anglo-Francais de Petite Venerie is one of the oldest scent hunting dogs around. A crossbreed between the French Hounds and the English hunting do..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
basset bleu de gascogne dog

Basset Bleu de Gascogne

The Basset Bleu de Gascogne is an old breed and also one of the most reserved of the Basset family. The Basset Bleu de Gascogne’s history can be trac..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
petit gascon saintongeois dog

Petit Gascon Saintongeois

The Petit Gascon Saintongeois comes from- and is in fact a smaller version of the Grand Gascon Saintongeois. The dog has been used for hunting. Hunter..

Hound dogLarge dogFrance
porcelaine dog

Porcelaine

The Porcelaine is an attractive dog hailing from France. It is thought to be the oldest of the French scent hounds. The dog also goes by the name o..

Working dogMedium dogFrance
grand basset griffon vendeen dog

Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen is a French scenthound that has changed over many centuries and today the area in France where they originate from, h..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
basset artesien normand dog

Basset Artesien Normand

The Basset Artesien Normand hails from Normandy, France. He was bred around the middle ages and was a popular breed with the royalty of France when th..

Hound dogSmall dogFrance
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Billy

The Billy (or Billie) Dog is a rare breed developed in France and mostly still only found in France. Created in the 19th century by Monsieur Gaston Hu..

Hound dogGiant dogFrance
braque d auvergne dog

Braque d'Auvergne

Sometime over 5 centuries ago, in the Cantal Region of France, was born a hunting breed, that might be the real ancestor of today’s pointing hunter do..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
petit basset griffon vendeen dog

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen hails from France. They have always been used to hunt game by scent. This dog has always been appreciated for its ind..

Hound dogSmall dogFrance
artois hound dog

Artois Hound

The Artois Hound developed in France, essentially from the Picardy and Artois regions of northern France. The idea was to use them for the hunting of ..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
griffon nivernais dog

Griffon Nivernais

The Griffon Nivernais is a working breed dog originating in France and used as a hunting dog because of his exceptional scent skills and his alertness..

Working dogMedium dogFrance
barbet dog

Barbet

The Barbet is an ancient European waterdog, with the first references to it coming way back from 1387. This breed is thought to serve as a common ance..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
ariege pointer dog

Ariege Pointer

The Ariege Pointer is a French hunting dog, coming from the Ariegeois region of France. Known as the Ariege Pointing Dog, French Pointer or Braque ..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
petit bleu de gascogne dog

Petit Bleu de Gascogne

The Petit Bleu de Gascogne is a scenthound dog originating in France where he has always been used as a hunting dog. The Petit Bleu de Gascogne is ..

Working dogMedium dogFrance
phalene dog

Phalene

The Phalène is a toy breed, and in fact the Papillon and Phalène differ only by their ears, but are exactly the same in all other ways. Thought to..

Toy dogToy dogFrance
pont audemer spaniel dog

Pont-Audemer Spaniel

The Pont-Audemer Spaniel hails from France. The dog, known also as Epagneul Pont-Audemer is a rare breed of gun dog, and dates back to the 19th centur..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
grand anglo francais blanc et noir dog

Grand Anglo-Francais Blanc et Noir

Known also as the Great Anglo-Francais, White and Black Hound or the Grand Anglo, the Francais Blanc et Noir is one of several breeds of hounds. T..

Sporting dogLarge dogFrance
grand griffon vendeen dog

Grand Griffon Vendeen

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen is a French scenthound that has changed over many centuries. Today the area in France where they originate from, has ..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance
griffon fauve de bretagne dog

Griffon Fauve de Bretagne

The Griffon Fauve de Bretagne is one of the oldest scenthounds in France and has always been part of a pack when hunting wolves and wild boar. Onc..

Working dogMedium dogFrance
blue picardy spaniel dog

Blue Picardy Spaniel

The Blue Picardy Spaniel is a direct descendent of the French spaniel. It was in the 14th century that recorded descriptions of the French ‘setting do..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
braque francais dog

Braque Francais

Braque Francais was at first one general breed of hounds in the Gascognes and Pyrenees Mountains areas of France. The one breed became two. Known as t..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
grand anglo francais blanc et orange dog

Grand Anglo-Francais Blanc et Orange

The Grand Anglo-Français Blanc et Orange is one of three Grand Anglo-Français breeds. The dogs comes from crossing French scenting hounds with English..

Sporting dogLarge dogFrance
grand anglo francais tricolore dog

Grand Anglo-Francais Tricolore

Originating in France, the Grand Anglo-Francais Tricolore has been recognized by the United Kennel Club in 2006. He was developed in France in the 180..

Sporting dogLarge dogFrance
grand bleu de gascogne dog

Grand Bleu de Gascogne

The Grande Bleu de Gascogne is a dog which has descended from a line of French hounds. Originating in France, the dog is actually more common in the U..

Hound dogLarge dogFrance
grand gascon saintongeois dog

Grand Gascon Saintongeois

Known also as the Virelade, the Grand Gascon Saintongeois hails from the Saintongeois region of France, being a newish addition to the hunting dog bre..

Gun dogLarge dogFrance
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Talbot

Known as the Talbot Hound, nobody really seems to have accurate records as to the origins of the Talbot dog breed but it seems to have originated in F..

Gun dogLarge dogFrance
toy poodle dog

Toy Poodle

More and more people are opting not to clip their Poodles ith those ridiculous hair cuts with pom poms. Clipped properly, he can be just as cute as an..

Toy dogToy dogFrance
braque francais gascogne type dog

Braque Francais (Gascogne Type)

The Braques Français – Gascogne – is a hunting dog from southern France’s Gascony region. Known also as the French Gascony Pointer, this dog has desce..

Gun dogLarge dogFrance
braque francais pyrenean type dog

Braque Francais (Pyrenean Type)

The Braque Francais Gascognes and the Braque Francais Pyrenees are two alike dogs that are in reality separate breeds. The Pyrenees is not as rare as ..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
braque saint germain dog

Braque Saint-Germain

The Braque Saint-Germain, also known as the St. Germain Pointing Dog, is a French creation. The French pointing dogs and the English pointing dogs wer..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
wirehaired pointing griffon dog

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Known also as the Korthals Griffon, the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a hunting- and gundog. It was Eduard Karel Korthals who is thought to have brou..

Sporting dogMedium dogFrance
braque du bourbonnais dog

Braque du Bourbonnais

The Braque du Bourbonnais is an ancient breed, seen in the 15th century in France in the province of Bourbonnais. He became extremely popular with hun..

Gun dogMedium dogFrance
briquet griffon vendeen dog

Briquet Griffon Vendeen

The Briquet Griffon Vendeen, a product of France is a hunting down bred down from the Grand Griffon Vendeen. The two dogs are descendants of the Gaul’..

Hound dogMedium dogFrance

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