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Blue Picardy Spaniel vs Cesky Fousek vs Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

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Name Blue Picardy Spaniel Cesky Fousek Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound
OriginsFrance Czech Republic Bosnia and Herzegovina
Group Gun Dog Gun Dog Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank365416253
Reviews000
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Other Names Épagneul Bleu de Picardie, Bleu Picard Bohemian Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, Rough-coated Bohemian Pointer, Barbu tchèque Bosnian Rough-haired Hound, Bosnian Hound, Bosanski Ostrodlaki Gonic, Illyrian Hound, Barak
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section.
Breed Recognition Canadian Kennel Club
Continental Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
United Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
American Canine Association, Inc.
No set
Price $600-$800 $500-$700 $500-$800

General Appearance - Blue Picardy Spaniel vs Cesky Fousek vs Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound

Size Large
Medium
Large
Medium
Large
Medium
Weight 43-45 pounds (19-20 kg) Male: 61-75 pounds (28-34 kg), Female: 48-61 pounds (22-28 kg) Male: 44-53 pounds (20–24 kg), Female: 35-44 pounds (16-20 kg)
Avg. Weight 44 pounds (19.5 kg) Male: 68 pounds (31 kg), Female: 54.5 pounds (25 kg) 44 pounds (20 kg)
Height 22-24 inches (56-61 cm) Male: 24–26 inches (60–66 cm), Female: 23–24 inches (58–62 cm) Male: 20-22 inches (51-56 cm), Female: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm)
Avg. Height 23 inches (58.5 cm) Male: 24–26 inches (60–66 cm), Female: 23–24 inches (58–62 cm) 20 inches (51 cm)

Hair & Care - Blue Picardy Spaniel vs Cesky Fousek vs Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound

Coat Feathered Dense
Coarse
Coarse
Shaggy
Double
Dense
Colors Speckled
Gray
Black
Brown
Roan
Brown ticked
Red
Yellow
Wheaten
Gray
Grooming
Average: The Blue Picardy Spaniel requires average grooming effort.
Easy to groom: The Cesky Fousek doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Advanced: The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound requires a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Blue Picardy Spaniels shed moderately.
Cesky Fouseks shed moderately.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds shed above average.

Characteristics - Blue Picardy Spaniel vs Cesky Fousek vs Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound

Temperament Active
Calm
Playful
Adaptable
Gentle
Protective
Adaptable
Eager
Keen
Affectionate
Hard
Working
Loyal
Intelligent
Obedient
Friendly
Gentle
Intelligent Rank
Average: Blue Picardy Spaniel's has average obedience intelligence.
Average: Cesky Fousek's has average obedience intelligence.
Smart: Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Blue Picardy Spaniels are very easy to train.
Cesky Fouseks are easy to train.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Blue Picardy Spaniel is a highly playful breed.
Cesky Fouseks are not the most playful dog breed.
The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Blue Picardy Spaniels have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Cesky Fouseks don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Blue Picardy Spaniels are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Cesky Fouseks are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Blue Picardy Spaniels are a social breed.
Cesky Fouseks need a lot of social interaction.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Low to Average: The Blue Picardy Spaniel rarely barks.
Average to high: The Cesky Fousek is a vocal breed.
Average to high: The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Blue Picardy Spaniels are average watchdogs.
Cesky Fouseks are average watchdogs.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Blue Picardy Spaniels are average defenders.
Cesky Fouseks strongly protect their territory.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Blue Picardy Spaniel has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Cesky Fousek has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Blue Picardy Spaniels have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Cesky Fouseks have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Wanderlust potential of the Blue Picardy Spaniel is strong enough to escape from home.
Cesky Fouseks have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Wanderlust potential of the Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Blue Picardy Spaniels have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Cesky Fouseks have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Blue Picardy Spaniels are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Cesky Fouseks are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Blue Picardy Spaniels adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cesky Fouseks adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Blue Picardy Spaniels do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Cesky Fouseks tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Blue Picardy Spaniel vs Cesky Fousek vs Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound

Stranger Friendly
Blue Picardy Spaniels are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Cesky Fouseks are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Blue Picardy Spaniels are kid-friendly dogs.
Cesky Fouseks are kid-friendly dogs.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Blue Picardy Spaniels are average friendly towards cats.
Cesky Fouseks are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Blue Picardy Spaniels are average friendly towards other dogs.
Cesky Fouseks are average friendly towards other dogs.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly No
Blue Picardy Spaniel is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cesky Fousek is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Blue Picardy Spaniels are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cesky Fouseks are usually recommended for elderly people.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Blue Picardy Spaniels are generally with other pets.
Cesky Fouseks usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Blue Picardy Spaniels are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Cesky Fouseks are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Blue Picardy Spaniel breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Cesky Fousek breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Blue Picardy Spaniel vs Cesky Fousek vs Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound

Health Issues
Blue Picardy Spaniels tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Cesky Fouseks tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems Ear Infections Alopecia
Hip Dysplasia
No set
Life Expectancy 12-14 years 12-15 years 12-15 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Blue Picardy Spaniels have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Cesky Fouseks have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Blue Picardy Spaniels need a lot of exercises.
Cesky Fouseks need quite a lot of exercise.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Blue Picardy Spaniels don't need too much sleep.
Cesky Fouseks are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Bosnian Coarse-haired Hounds don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2.5 to 4 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 3 to 5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness Medium
The Blue Picardy Spaniel has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Cesky Fousek has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Blue Picardy Spaniel is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Cesky Fousek is an average drooler.
The Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Blue Picardy Spaniel vs Cesky Fousek vs Bosnian Coarse-haired Hound

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 5-8 puppies 5-7 puppies 3-7 puppies

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