Boulet Griffon


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Vital Statistics:
Place of Origin: France
Group: Sporting dog
Height: males 21-23 in., females 19-21 in.
Weight: 44-55 lbs.
Life span: n/a
Trainability: high
Good with children: yes
Good with other pets: may chase small animals

What is the origin of the Boulet?

Also known as the Boulet, Soft-coated Griffon, it was developed in 1872 by Emanuele Boulet in France.

What does the Boulet look like?

Males are 21-23 inches tall and females are 19-21 inches tall. Weight is 44-55 lbs. The muzzle is long and broad, thickly mustached ending in a brown or blond nose. Eyes are yellow with thick eyebrows. Ears are pendant and hairy. The tail is straight and carried low. The coat can be sleek or wavy. Color is a shade of brown like dead leaves, sometimes with white markings. Brushing regularly will keep the coat in good condition. Ears should be checked weekly.

What is the temperament of the Boulet?

The Boulet is a cheerful dog and gets along well with everyone. As with all dogs, early positive training and socialization helps avoid problems. The Boulet is a very active dog and requires a good amount of exercise.

What is the Boulet used for?

The Boulet is a hardy dog with a sharp sense of smell and works well in woods and swamps. The coat protects it from inclement weather. Boulets are loving, loyal companions.