At A Glance

Size: Large

Weight: 76 - 78 lbs.

Height: 25.5" - 28"

Life Span: 10 years

French Hounds

Also know as: Francais Blanc Et Noir

Group: Sporting

Origin: France

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: Henri De Falandre developed the first French Black-and-White Hounds for small game hunting in the 1900s. It is a cross of the English Foxhound, the Bleu de Gascogne and other French Hounds.

Temperament / Behavior
The French Black-and-White Hound is an energetic dog with a kind, gentle temperament. It makes a loving companion and gets along well with children. It tends to perform well in obedience classes and rarely snaps at people.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Not suitable for city and apartment dwellers.

Special Needs
Exercise: No special exercise requirements.

Grooming: No special grooming requirements.


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