|Other names||Bohemian Wire-haired Pointing Griffon
Rough-coated Bohemian Pointer
|Notes||The 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 bitches and dogs of this breed.
The Český Fousek is thought to be an ancient breed, although 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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- Website of Klub Chovatelů Českých Fousků, the main breeding organization of the breed
- Bohemian Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Club of America represents the breed in the U.S.
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