Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie

USD $700-$900 Price Avg.

Hunting Dogs


Cross Breed

Breed Type



12-15 years


Breed Information

Group Hunting Dogs
Popularity/Rank 528
Origin France
Other Names Anglo-French Hound
Breed Type Cross Breed
Price (Avg.) USD $700-$900
How much does it cost to purchase a Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie?
The price of a Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie will vary from breeder to breeder as well as from place to place. As a rough guide, you should expect to pay between $700 to $900 per Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie if you purchase from a reputable breeder. Prices will be higher for show-quality dogs with a distinguished pedigree. Adult dogs who have already been trained may cost even more. It is usually less expensive to adopt a Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie through a shelter.
Size Medium
Weight 30-45 lbs (13,5-20 kg)
Height 19-22 inches (48-54 cm)
Lifespan 12-15 years
Recognized by FCI
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section.
Purpose Hunting, Companion
Date of Origin Unknown
Ancestry Beagle, English Foxhounds, Petite Gascon-Saintongeois, Petite bleu de Gascogne, Poitevin

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Dense, Smooth
Coat Colors Black, Orange, White
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Brown
Nose Color Possibilities Black, Brown
Coat Color Possibilities Black, Brown, Fawn, White
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Dense
Coat Texture Straight
Recommended Brushes Nail Clipper, Slicker Brush
Brushing Frequency Daily

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Affectionate, Caring, Energetic, Entertaining, Hunting, Loyal, Social
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly Yes
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners Yes
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Health Problems Bloat, Demodectic Mange, Elbow Dysplasia, Hip Dysplasia, Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), Work-related Injuries
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Low
Drooling tendency
Activity Level High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 10 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 45 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 2.5 to 4 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 2.5 cups
Daily Cost $1.00 - $1.50
Monthly Cost $30.00 - $45.00


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 4-8 puppies (Once a year.)


The Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie (AFPV) is a medium-sized hunting dog that originated in France. It is a cross between the English Foxhound and the French Poitevin, and it is known for its intelligence, loyalty, and athleticism. The AFPV has a short coat that comes in various colors including black and tan, white and tan, red and white, or black with white markings. Its head is long with a broad skull and its ears are set high on its head. Its eyes are dark brown or hazel in color.

The lifespan of the AFPV is typically between 12 to 14 years when properly cared for. They usually weigh between 40 to 60 pounds when fully grown, with males being slightly larger than females. The height of an adult AFPV ranges from 18 to 22 inches at the shoulder.

The personality of an AFPV can be described as loyal, intelligent, alert, active, courageous and friendly. They are very affectionate towards their owners but can be wary of strangers if not socialized properly from an early age. They have strong hunting instincts so they need plenty of exercise to stay healthy both physically and mentally.

The AFPV is generally friendly towards other dogs as well as children if they have been raised together since puppyhood; however they may be aggressive towards other animals if not trained properly from an early age due to their strong hunting instincts.

The temperament of the AFPV can vary depending on how it has been raised; however they tend to be very energetic dogs that require plenty of exercise in order to stay healthy both physically and mentally. They also need plenty of mental stimulation such as obedience training or agility courses in order to keep them entertained throughout their life span; otherwise they may become bored which could lead to destructive behavior such as chewing furniture or digging holes in your yard!

In terms of health issues common among this breed include hip dysplasia (a genetic condition affecting the hip joint), eye problems such as cataracts or glaucoma (which can cause blindness), ear infections due to their long ears trapping moisture inside them easily leading them prone infection ,and skin allergies caused by fleas or environmental allergens like pollen . Regular vet checkups are recommended for this breed so any potential health issues can be caught early on before becoming serious problems later down the line .

When it comes adaptability level ,the Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie does best when living indoors with access outdoors for regular exercise .They do not do well living outside all year round due too their sensitive nature .They make great family pets because they love spending time with people ,but also enjoy having some alone time every now again .Their intelligence makes them easy trainable which makes them great companions for those who want a loyal pet who will obey commands quickly .Overall ,the Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie makes a great companion pet who loves spending time with his family while still being able maintain his independence when needed !


The Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie is a breed of dog that was once popular in France for hunting small game. The breed almost became extinct during the 20th century, but has since become popular again. The ancestry of the Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie is unknown, but the breed is thought to be a cross between the English Foxhound and the French Basset Hound. The breed was first recognized as a separate breed in France in the early 1900s.