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French White and Black Hound

There are around 2,000 dogs of this breed in France, and between 300 - 400 puppies are born every year.

About the French White and Black Hound

Dogs of this breed are highly valued in many roebuck packs, due to their industriousness and reliability. Distinguished and well-proportioned, they have a fine nose and a good voice.

These are friendly canines that form close relationships with humans and are able to live peacefully in kennels. Their alert nature has earned them a reputation as excellent watchdogs.

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

Breed specifics

FCI Group 6
Size category
Avg life expectancy
12–15 years

Friendly / Gentle / Even-tempered

Key facts

  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Needs a lot of exercise
  • Makes a great watchdog

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