Francais Blanc et Noir Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Francais Blanc et Noir so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginFrance flagFrance
Other Names
What other names does the Francais Blanc et Noir have?
Francais Blanc et Noir
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred

Francais Blanc et Noir Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Francais Blanc et Noir puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it?
$500-$700
If you choose to purchase the Francais Blanc et Noir, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Francais Blanc et Noir for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Francais Blanc et Noir gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Francais Blanc et Noir?
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.

There are very few of them, and there have been times when they have almost drifted to the brink of extinction, so few are left.

Francais Blanc et Noir Size

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog?
Large
Weight
How much does the Francais Blanc et Noir weigh? Francais Blanc et Noir weight:
Male: 65-75 pounds (29-34 kg), Female: 55-65 pounds (25-29 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of the Francais Blanc et Noir? Francais Blanc et Noir average weight:
Male: 70 pounds (31.5 kg), Female: 60 pounds (27 kg)
Height
How tall is the Francais Blanc et Noir? Francais Blanc et Noir height:
Male: 26-28 inches (66-71cm), Female: 24-26 inches (61-66 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of this fido? Francais Blanc et Noir average height:
Male: 27 inches (68.5 cm), Female: 25 inches (63.5 cm)

Francais Blanc et Noir Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Francais Blanc et Noir have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
ThickHarshDouble
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Francais Blanc et Noir's coat?
BlackWhiteSpeckled
Grooming
How to groom the Francais Blanc et Noir and how often?
Easy to groom: The Francais Blanc et Noir doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary.

Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Francais Blanc et Noir is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Francais Blanc et Noir dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Francais Blanc et Noir?
Francais Blanc et Noirs shed above average. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type. If you don't like vacuum cleaning, you might have to reconsider your choice of having a puppy from the Francais Blanc et Noir breed.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Francais Blanc et Noir need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Francais Blanc et Noir every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing. Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Francais Blanc et Noir Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Francais Blanc et Noir have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
ActiveTrainableOutrightTempered
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Francais Blanc et Noir? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Francais Blanc et Noir's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Francais Blanc et Noir dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Francais Blanc et Noirs are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Francais Blanc et Noir is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Francais Blanc et Noir sensitivity:
Francais Blanc et Noirs have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed. Sometimes it's okay to change the daily routine, have guests and listen to loud music. Some dogs handle moderate punishment very well, while others crumble apart at a dirty look. This breed is not affected emotionally by moderate punishment.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
High: Francais Blanc et Noirs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Francais Blanc et Noir need? Francais Blanc et Noir social needs:
Francais Blanc et Noirs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Francais Blanc et Noir dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Francais Blanc et Noir bark?
A lot: Francais Blanc et Noir is a particularly loud breed. They often enjoy barking and howling loudly. If you want a quiet dog, not the best choice. The main triggers for barking are fear, attention, alarm, boredom, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking, and defense.
Watchdog Ability
Is Francais Blanc et Noir good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Francais Blanc et Noirs are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Francais Blanc et Noir dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Francais Blanc et Noir dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Francais Blanc et Noirs are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend its territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Francais Blanc et Noir bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Francais Blanc et Noir? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Francais Blanc et Noir? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Francais Blanc et Noir has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Francais Blanc et Noir has a hard bite?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Francais Blanc et Noir bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI. The Francais Blanc et Noir, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained. However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Francais Blanc et Noir do?
Francais Blanc et Noirs have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Francais Blanc et Noirs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Francais Blanc et Noir to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Francais Blanc et Noir roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Francais Blanc et Noir is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Francais Blanc et Noir have high prey drive?
Francais Blanc et Noirs have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Francais Blanc et Noir dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Francais Blanc et Noir good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
It is not recommended to keep the Francais Blanc et Noir breed in the home. It does best in the garden, but if you do want to keep it indoors, it should be exercised thoroughly with long daily walks, so you can keep the Francais Blanc et Noir indoors by introducing daily routines.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Average: Francais Blanc et Noirs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Francais Blanc et Noirs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.

Francais Blanc et Noir Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Francais Blanc et Noir temperament with other people:
Francais Blanc et Noirs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Francais Blanc et Noir dogs get along with other pets? Are Francais Blanc et Noir dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Francais Blanc et Noirs are generally with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Francais Blanc et Noir dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Francais Blanc et Noir temperament with children:
Francais Blanc et Noirs are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Francais Blanc et Noir dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Francais Blanc et Noirs are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Francais Blanc et Noir good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Francais Blanc et Noir dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Francais Blanc et Noirs are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Francais Blanc et Noir can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Francais Blanc et Noir breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Francais Blanc et Noirs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Francais Blanc et Noirs good office dogs? Do Francais Blanc et Noirs make good office friendly dogs? Can Francais Blanc et Noirs be office dogs?
Yes
Francais Blanc et Noir is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Francais Blanc et Noir dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Francais Blanc et Noir temperament with senior people? Are Francais Blanc et Noir dogs good for elderly owners?
Francais Blanc et Noirs are usually recommended for elderly people.

Francais Blanc et Noir Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Francais Blanc et Noir dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Francais Blanc et Noir is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Francais Blanc et Noir breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Francais Blanc et Noir see the vet?
Average
The Francais Blanc et Noir should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Francais Blanc et Noir dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Francais Blanc et Noir be? What is the age limit of the Francais Blanc et Noir? How many years can the oldest Francais Blanc et Noir live?
10-12 years
The average lifespan of Francais Blanc et Noir: 11 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Francais Blanc et Noir breed hypoallergenic?
No
Francais Blanc et Noirs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Francais Blanc et Noir have? What is the activity level of the Francais Blanc et Noir?
Francais Blanc et Noirs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Francais Blanc et Noir dogs require per day?
Francais Blanc et Noirs have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Francais Blanc et Noirs sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does the Francais Blanc et Noir need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Francais Blanc et Noir risk for obesity:
High: The Francais Blanc et Noir breed has a strong tendency to be overweight. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you want to keep balance, increase the amount and frequency of your daily dog walk and play with the Francais Blanc et Noir more often. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Francais Blanc et Noir's weight regularly.
Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur. Dogs with a double coat of fur have a layer of fur that insulates their skin and helps protect them from the cold and the heat.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Low 🔽

The Francais Blanc et Noir has a low chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Francais Blanc et Noir drool?
The Francais Blanc et Noir is an average drooler. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Francais Blanc et Noir As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Francais Blanc et Noir be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Francais Blanc et Noir is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Francais Blanc et Noir be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Francais Blanc et Noir be an emotional support animal?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Francais Blanc et Noir is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Francais Blanc et Noir be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Francais Blanc et Noir is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Francais Blanc et Noir be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people. The Francais Blanc et Noir is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Francais Blanc et Noir be a boat dog?

Not really

Francais Blanc et Noir breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Francais Blanc et Noir be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Francais Blanc et Noir is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Francais Blanc et Noir dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Francais Blanc et Noir Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Francais Blanc et Noir: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Francais Blanc et Noir have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-6 puppies

Francais Blanc et Noir Recognition

AKC Group
Is Francais Blanc et Noir recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Francais Blanc et Noir recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.

Francais Blanc et Noir Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Francais Blanc et Noir's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Francais Blanc et Noirs are easy to train.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Francais Blanc et Noir doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Stinkiness: The Francais Blanc et Noir has a low chance of bad smell.
  • Watchdog Ability: Francais Blanc et Noirs are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Child Friendly: Francais Blanc et Noirs are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Francais Blanc et Noirs are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Francais Blanc et Noir is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Francais Blanc et Noirs are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Francais Blanc et Noirs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Francais Blanc et Noirs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: It is not recommended to keep the Francais Blanc et Noir breed in the home.
  • Shedding Level: Francais Blanc et Noirs shed above average.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: High: The Francais Blanc et Noir breed has a strong tendency to be overweight.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Francais Blanc et Noir is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Francais Blanc et Noirs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.

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