About the Porcelain

Porcelaines are sturdy hounds originally bred in the Franche-Comté region of eastern France, which once gave them their name. Their white coat makes these very distinguished dogs easy to spot from a distance.

Porcelaines owe their name to their colour. The orange spots overlaying spots of black pigmented skin on the white coat produce a transparency effect evocative of the enamel coating of porcelain.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

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France
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FCI Group 6, AKC Foundation Stock Service
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Medium
Avg life expectancy
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Lively / Gentle / Sociable

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  • Loves to hunt
  • Good with people
  • Requires minimal grooming