The name "Anglos-Francais de Moyenne Venerie" is less used than Anglo-Francais de Petite Venerie, which is the legally registered and more commonly used name in France.. North Americans prefer it because they considered the dogs are not that small (petite). However, no matter the name, it refers to the same dog breed.
The Anglos-Francais de Moyenne Venerie is an interesting hunting dog, created, as all Anglo-Francais hound breeds are, from foxhounds crossed with scent hounds.
The Anglos-Francais de Moyenne Venerie has a looks of a hound. It is well-built, with a beautiful silhouette of a veritable hunting dog. They have a medium sized head, with wide open nostrils and strong legs with well developed muscles. They can reach 56 cm and weigh 27kg.
Having a hunting dog as pet is not easy. But if you love him enough, it could be an incredible experience. They are not best for inexperienced owners. If you need a dedicated pet and a fun friend, then you should choose the Anglos-Francais de Moyenne Venerie.
They commonly come in tricolors with combinations of black, white, and either orange, lemon, brown, reddish brown.
The coat of these is short, straight and close-fitting.
This breed is gentle, sensitive and always looking for love and affection. They are very sociable, loyal and devoted. They also can get along well with children and other dogs.
This is a sturdy dog that took the essential characteristics of the two combined: speed and resistance. This is what makes this dog one of the most appreciated hunting breeds. It is advisable to consider the fact tat the would feel most happy in rural areas with large spaces. City life can make him depressed and determine him to develop anxieties. He needs to run and chase. However, because he is quite reserved, calm, ad obeying, it can be a perfect companion. More and more people are willing to take one home. The Anglos-Francais de Moyenne Venerieis extremely intelligent and not exceeding difficult to train.
It is essential for this breed to make sure he gets balanced, healthy meals, according to his age, size and the main activities carried out. Sometimes they can get several health issues regarding the ears' hygiene, if not properly cleaned and checked regularly. Frequent brushing and grooming maintenance can help keep up their coat. Bathing should be done when necessary.
The Anglos-Francais de Moyenne Venerie is an extremely intelligent breed and not exceeding difficult to train. They like to bark a lot, so it is recommended to train them well in order to control this bad habit. Early socialization and obedience training at puppyhood or as soon as they get home would be best for them. They will need a firm, fair and consistent training using positive reinforcement.
These dogs are most happy in rural areas, where there is a large space to roam around. As a hunting dog, they love to run and chase. City life makes them bored, depressed and they can possible develop anxieties. Taking them for walks will calm them down.