Size: Medium / Large
Weight: 55 - 62 lbs.
Height: 21" - 23"
Life Span: 12 - 13 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: Chien de Franche-Comte
Category: Companion Dog
The Porcelaine is an active breed that requires several long walks and play sessions per day.
No special grooming requirements.
The Porcelaine is an active breed that makes a friendly, loving companion, as well as a keen hunting dog.
Compatibility with Kids
Good with children.
The breed originated in France during the 1600s, but was nearly extinct after the French Revolution. The breed was refreshed by breeding with the Swiss Hound. It is still somewhat rare and almost exclusively found in France or Switzerland.