Český fousek

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Český Fousek
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Other namesBohemian Wire-haired Pointing Griffon
Rough-coated Bohemian Pointer
Barbu tchèque
OriginCzech Republic
Classification / standards
FCI Group 7, Section 1.3 Continental Pointing Dogs: Griffon type #245 standard
NZKC Gundog standard
UKC Gun Dog [? standard]
NotesThe UKC does not have its own standard; it currently uses the FCI standard
Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)

The Český Fousek is a Czech breed of versatile gun dog. They are wirehaired, and have the beard and moustache ("facial furnishings") common to the wirehaired breeds. There is a dramatic difference in size between the females and males of this breed.

Český Fousek have almond-shaped, amber-coloured eyes

The Český Fousek written standards were first established in the nineteenth century. The breed nearly became extinct in the 1920s, and was saved by breeding with Stichelhaars.

The Český Fousek was used in the creation of the foundation stock of the Slovak Rough-haired Pointer.


Mid-sized dog. Males height 60–66 centimetres (24–26 in), females 58–62 centimetres (23–24 in). Weight for males 28–34 kilograms (62–75 lb), females 22–28 kilograms (49–62 lb).


Hunting dog able to adapt to any sort of terrain and type of hunting. Can be used for upland and waterfowl hunting, as well as tracking large game. Fantastic family dog as well as excellent hunting dog.

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