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Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 55 - 66 lbs.

Height: 26" - 28"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: France (1800s)

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Hunting

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

No special exercise requirements.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.


Little is known about this breed, but it is thought to be extinct. It's believed that the last of the Levesque have been incorporated into the development of the Chien Francais Blanc et Noir.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


The Levesque is named after its breeder, Rogatien Levasque. He crossed the Blue Gascony, Grand Gascon Saintongeois and English Foxhound to create a smaller, agile hunter.

Pet Facts

Very few, if any, left of the breed