Ratonero Valenciano

Life expectancy

14 years

Age adult

11 months

Height (Shoulder height)

38 cm


6 kg

Coat texture

short-haired / smooth

Coat color

black & white, blue & white, tricolor (brown, chocolatebrown, points)

Common illnesses

patellar dislocation

Food expenses per month in €

about € 20

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Needs a garden

Rather not

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather yes

First dog suitable

Rather yes

Allergy friendly

Rather not


Very atletic


Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


vivacious / happy / alert / loyal / loves water

Bred for

hare hunt / rat and mouse hunting / mole hunt / water rat hunt

Common illnesses

patellar dislocation

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The Ratonero Valenciano is approved as a breed in Spain. He is very focused while working and has a lot of energy. He is careful around strangers, but very loyal and friendly with his family.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.