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GENERALBreed group: Working Type: Pure Breed
Talent: Agility, Guarding, Hunting, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Large Weight: unknown Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: 3 Colors, Black & White, Brown & White
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 10-14 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Not good for cold climate
The Chiens Francaises is a French dog breed that has descended from ancient and now extinct dog breeds of the Guascone and the Saintonge. The Chien Francais Tricolore breed of dog is a large sized breed of dog that should be powerful in appearance without appearing coarse. They should have a level top line that is slightly longer than they are tall and they should have a slight tuck up. The head should be narrow and long, however, it should be in proportion to the body. The ears should be long and should be slightly curled. The tail of the Chien Francais Tricolore should be long and tapered to a point. The dog has height between 25 to 28 inches and weight is in proportion to the height. The coat should be short and dense and should lay close to the skin. They should be tricolor with common hound markings of white, tan and black, although grizzle is allowed. There can be tan or blue specking on the legs and black shading on the face can also be found.
The dog comes in tricolor with white, tan and black. Grizzle is also allowed.
The coat is short, dense and lay close to the body.
The Chien Francais Tricolore breed of dog is an intelligent breed that is known for their energy and dedication for work. This is a hunting dog and they do well working throughout the day. The breed is usually loyal to their family, however, they can be stubborn and do need a firm owner for training. The breed usually does well in a multi dog home but they need proper socialization to be accepting of other animals.
The short coat does not need much of grooming. It will stay clean with brushing once or twice a week.
The dog can be trained with firm and consistent training. The owner should display proper leadership skills to the dog to make it obey commands.
The Chiens Francaises is a very hardy and tireless dog with lots of energy. It needs regular exercises to keep energy levels under control. The dog is best suited to a house with a yard and is not recommended for apartment dwellers.