Cesky Fousek Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Cesky Fousek so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginCzech Republic flagCzech Republic
Other Names
What other names does the Cesky Fousek have?
Barbu tchequeRough-coated Bohemian PointerBohemian Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred

Cesky Fousek Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Cesky Fousek puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? How much money is a Cesky Fousek?
$500-$700
If you choose to purchase the Cesky Fousek, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Cesky Fousek for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Cesky Fousek gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Cesky Fousek? How many Cesky Fousek are there in the world?
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.

There are very few of them, and there have been times when they have almost drifted to the brink of extinction, so few are left.

Cesky Fousek Size

Size
Is a Cesky Fousek small, medium or large dog?

How big do Cesky Fousek get?

Large Medium
Weight
How much does the Cesky Fousek weigh? How much should the Cesky Fousek breed weight? What is the normal weight of a Cesky Fousek?
Male: 61-75 pounds (28-34 kg), Female: 48-61 pounds (22-28 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Cesky Fousek?
Male: 68 pounds (31 kg), Female: 54.5 pounds (25 kg)
Height
How tall is the Cesky Fousek? Cesky Fousek height:
Male: 24–26 inches (60–66 cm), Female: 23–24 inches (58–62 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Cesky Fousek?
Male: 24–26 inches (60–66 cm), Female: 23–24 inches (58–62 cm)

Cesky Fousek Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Cesky Fousek have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
DenseCoarse
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Cesky Fousek's coat?
BrownRoanBrown ticked
Grooming
How to groom the Cesky Fousek and how often?
Easy to groom: The Cesky Fousek doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary.

Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Cesky Fousek is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Cesky Fousek dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Barbu tcheque?
Cesky Fouseks shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Cesky Fousek need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Cesky Fousek every day?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup. According to a study, 56% of pet parents don’t bathe their dogs as frequently as they should, and 60% use the sniff test when deciding when it’s bath time.

Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

Cesky Fousek Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Cesky Fousek have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AdaptableEagerKeenAffectionateHardWorkingLoyal
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Cesky Fousek? Is the Cesky Fousek breed dumb or smart?
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it. They understand and remember new commands after an average of 25-40 repetitions.

The Cesky Fousek ranks average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Trainability
Are Cesky Fousek dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Cesky Fouseks are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
Cesky Fouseks are not the most playful dog breed. Sometimes they do like playing, but that's not their favorite activity.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Cesky Fousek sensitivity:
Sensitive: Cesky Fouseks don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.

This breed's emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Cesky Fousek a good family dog?
High: Cesky Fouseks are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Barbu tcheque need? Cesky Fousek social needs:
Cesky Fouseks need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Cesky Fousek dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Barbu tcheque bark?
Average to High: The Cesky Fousek is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have different meanings.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is Cesky Fousek good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Cesky Fouseks are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Cesky Fousek dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Cesky Fouseks strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Cesky Fousek bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Barbu tcheque? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Cesky Fousek? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Cesky Fousek has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Cesky Fousek has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Cesky Fousek? How much bite force does a Cesky Fousek have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Cesky Fousek bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The Cesky Fousek, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Cesky Fousek do?
Cesky Fouseks have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Cesky Fouseks need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Cesky Fousek to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Cesky Fousek roam?
Cesky Fouseks have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command. This breed is also able to cause damage to your fence.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Cesky Fousek have high prey drive?
Cesky Fouseks have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Cesky Fouseks are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Cesky Fousek good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Not an apartment-friendly dog the Cesky Fousek breed. If you don't have a garden, think carefully about your decision, keeping Cesky Fousek indoors can cause a lot of problems.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Average: Cesky Fouseks adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Cesky Fousek be left alone?
Cesky Fouseks tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Cesky Fousek Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Cesky Fousek temperament with other people:
Cesky Fouseks are not the most stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Cesky Fousek dogs get along with other pets? Are Cesky Fousek dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Cesky Fouseks usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Cesky Fousek dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Cesky Fousek temperament with children:
Cesky Fouseks are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Cesky Fousek dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Cesky Fousek breed live with a cat?
Cesky Fouseks are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Cesky Fousek good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Cesky Fousek dogs get along with other dogs?
Cesky Fouseks are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Cesky Fousek breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Cesky Fousek breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Cesky Fouseks are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Cesky Fouseks good office dogs? Do Cesky Fouseks make good office friendly dogs? Can Cesky Fouseks be office dogs?
No
Cesky Fousek is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Cesky Fousek dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Barbu tcheque temperament with senior people? Are Cesky Fousek dogs good for elderly owners?
Cesky Fouseks are usually recommended for elderly people.

Cesky Fousek Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Cesky Fousek dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Cesky Fouseks tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Cesky Fousek breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Cesky Fousek breed? Most common health risks of Cesky Fousek:
AlopeciaHip Dysplasia
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Cesky Fousek breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Cesky Fousek see the vet?
Frequent
The Cesky Fousek should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Cesky Fousek dogs live? How old can a Cesky Fousek be? What is the age limit of the Cesky Fousek? How many years can the oldest Cesky Fousek live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Cesky Fousek?

11-15 years
The average lifespan of Cesky Fousek: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Cesky Fousek breed hypoallergenic?
No
Cesky Fouseks don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Cesky Fousek have? What is the activity level of the Cesky Fousek?
Cesky Fouseks have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Cesky Fousek need? How much exercise do Cesky Fousek dogs require per day?
Cesky Fouseks need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Cesky Fousek breed need?
Cesky Fouseks are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Cesky Fousek need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Cesky Fousek breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Cesky Fousek? How much food should I feed my Cesky Fousek?
2.5 to 4 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Cesky Fousek risk for obesity:
Average: The Cesky Fousek has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Cesky Fousek's weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions. However, in general, most dogs prefer average to warm weather conditions, as they typically find hot weather conditions to be uncomfortable and taxing.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Cesky Fousek has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Cesky Fousek drool?
The Cesky Fousek is an average drooler. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Cesky Fousek As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Cesky Fousek be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Cesky Fousek is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Cesky Fousek be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Cesky Fousek be an emotional support animal?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Cesky Fousek is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Cesky Fousek be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. 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.

Cesky Fousek is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Cesky Fousek be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Cesky Fousek is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Cesky Fousek be a boat dog?

Not really

Cesky Fousek breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Cesky Fousek be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Cesky Fousek is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Cesky Fousek dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Cesky Fousek Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Cesky Fousek pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Cesky Fousek breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Cesky Fousek: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Cesky Fousek have in a litter? How many puppies can the Cesky Fousek breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Cesky Fousek have? How many puppies can a Cesky Fousek give birth to?
5-7 puppies

Cesky Fousek Recognition

AKC Group
Is Cesky Fousek recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Cesky Fousek recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Recognized by FCI in the Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Cesky Fousek breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.Federation Cynologique InternationaleAmerican Canine Association, Inc.

Cesky Fousek Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Trainability: Cesky Fouseks are easy to train.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Cesky Fousek doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Child Friendly: Cesky Fouseks are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Cesky Fouseks are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Cesky Fouseks are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Health Issues: Cesky Fouseks tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
  • Hypoallergenic: Cesky Fouseks don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Not an apartment-friendly dog the Cesky Fousek breed.
  • Mouthiness: Cesky Fouseks have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Cesky Fouseks have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Cesky Fouseks tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Cat Friendly: Cesky Fouseks are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Cesky Fousek is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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