Chien Francais Tricolore

The Chien Francais Tricolore was only recognised as a breed in 1957, making it the youngest of all French hounds.

About the Chien Francais Tricolore

The Chien Francais Tricolore is a happy blend of Grand Anglo-Francais Tricolore, Poitevin and Billy. The aim was to produce a hound with less English blood to hunt deer and wild boar in packs.

These are large pack hounds with an elegant, muscular appearance. The Chien Francais Tricolore make strong athletes that perform to a very high level.

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

Breed specifics

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

Independent / Lively / Hard-working

Key facts

  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Makes a great watchdog
  • Requires outdoor space

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