Porcelaines are bred for both hunting and coursing hares and are known for their speedy reactions, fine nose and distinctive voice.

About the Porcelain

Porcelaines are sturdy hounds originally bred in the Franche-Comté region of eastern France, which is why they are known as the Chien de Franche-Comté in their native country. Their white coat makes these very distinguished dogs easy to spot from a distance.

Although widely known for their hunting instincts, these sociable dogs make loving companions for active owners.Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country: France
Size category: Medium
Avg life expectancy: 12-13 years
Lively / Gentle / Sociable

Key facts

Loves to hunt
Good with people
Requires minimal grooming
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