Chien Français Tricolore

USD $500-$700 Price Avg.

Hunting Dogs



Breed Type



10-12 years


Breed Information

Group Hunting Dogs
Popularity/Rank 387
Origin France
Other Names Francais Tricolore
Breed Type Purebred
Price (Avg.) USD $500-$700
How much does a Chien Français Tricolore cost?
According to a rough estimate, you will spend between $500 to $700 on your Chien Français Tricolore if you purchase it from a reputable breeder. If you select a dog with exceptional bloodlines, the price may be higher. The price might even be higher if the dog has already been trained. You'll usually pay less if you get a Chien Français Tricolore from a shelter.
Size Large
Weight Male: 65-75 pounds (29-34 kg),
Female: 55-65 pounds (25-29 kg)
Height Male: 26-28 inches (66-71cm),
Female: 24-26 inches (61-66 cm)
Lifespan 10-12 years
Recognized by FCI
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section.
Purpose Scenthound
Date of Origin 1900s
Ancestry Billy, Grand Anglo-Francais Tricolore, Poitevin

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Fine
Coat Colors Black & White & Tan, Tricolor
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Brown
Nose Color Possibilities Black
Coat Color Possibilities Black, Brown, White
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Normal
Coat Texture Straight
Recommended Brushes Nail Clipper, Slicker Brush
Brushing Frequency Monthly

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Affectionate, Caring, Delicate, Friendly, Gentle, Intelligent
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly Yes
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners Yes
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
Drooling tendency
Activity Level Moderate
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 14 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 90 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 3 cups
Daily Cost $1.20 - $1.40
Monthly Cost $34.00 - $45.00


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Chien Français Tricolore have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 4-6 puppies (Once a year.)


The Chien Français Tricolore is a medium-sized breed of dog that originated in France. It is a cross between the French Spaniel and the English Setter, and it has become popular in recent years due to its unique appearance and friendly personality. The Chien Français Tricolore has a long, silky coat that comes in three colors: black, white, and tan. Its eyes are usually dark brown or black, and its ears are long and floppy. The Chien Français Tricolore stands at an average height of 18-20 inches (45-50 cm) at the shoulder and weighs between 40-60 pounds (18-27 kg).

The Chien Français Tricolore is known for its friendly personality. It loves to be around people, especially children, making it an ideal family pet. It is also very loyal to its owners and will do anything to please them. This breed is also very intelligent and can be trained easily with patience and consistency.

The Chien Français Tricolore gets along well with other dogs as well as cats if properly socialized from an early age. They are also very tolerant of children but should always be supervised when playing with them due to their size difference.

The temperament of the Chien Français Tricolore is generally calm but alert; they make excellent watchdogs due to their keen sense of hearing but will not bark excessively unless provoked or alarmed by something unusual in their environment.

In terms of health, the Chien Français Tricolore has a lifespan of 10-12 years on average if given proper care throughout its life; however, some may live longer depending on genetics or lifestyle factors such as diet or exercise routine. Common health issues include hip dysplasia, eye problems such as cataracts or glaucoma, ear infections due to excessive wax buildup in their ears, skin allergies caused by fleas or other parasites, obesity due to lack of exercise or overfeeding; these can all be prevented with regular vet visits for checkups as well as proper nutrition for your pet’s specific needs

The adaptability level of the Chien Français Tricolore is high; they do best when given plenty of attention from their owners but can adjust easily if left alone for short periods during the day while you’re away at work or running errands etc.. They are also quite active so need plenty of exercise each day such as walks around your neighborhood park/beach/etc., playing fetch/tug-of-war games etc., which helps keep them healthy both physically & mentally!

Overall this breed makes an excellent companion animal & family pet thanks to its friendly nature & intelligence; they require minimal grooming & have relatively few health issues compared to other breeds so make sure you give your furry friend lots love & attention!


The Chien Français Tricolore is a French hunting dog that was once on the brink of extinction. The breed is thought to have originated in the early 1800s, and was used extensively for hunting in the French countryside. By the mid-1900s, however, the breed had become increasingly rare, due largely to the popularity of other hunting dogs such as the English Setter and Pointer. In an effort to save the breed, a group of French breeders began cross-breeding the Chien Français Tricolore with other similar breeds, such as the Briard and Beauceron. This eventually led to a resurgence in popularity for the breed, and today the Chien Français Tricolore is once again a popular choice for hunters in France.