At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 55 - 62 lbs.

Height: 21" - 23"

Life Span: 12 - 13 years


Also know as: Chien de Franche-Comte

Group: Hound

Origin: France

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: 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.

Temperament / Behavior
The Porcelaine is an active breed that makes a friendly, loving companion, as well as a keen hunting dog.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Special Needs
Exercise: The Porcelaine is an active breed that requires several long walks and play sessions per day.

Grooming: No special grooming requirements.


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