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Breed:

Brittany

Group (AKC):
Sporting

Note:

This is also a Brittany,
but a different breed.

Country of Origin18th century France
Type of coatshort, dense, flat, or wavy, seasonal shedding, some feathering (but no feathers)
Groomingperiodic brushing (10 minutes per week) and trimming, ear cleaning, nail clipping, rotate tires every 10,000 miles.
Average height17.5-20.5 inches
Average weight30-40 pounds
Activity levelhigh to very high
Watchdogno
Protectionno
Intelligencehigh
Trainabilityhigh ability, easy to train, no heavy handedness or unfair treatment
Compatibility with childrenhigh, sweet disposition, can make a good family pet, no roughhousing
Characterfriendly, sensitive, intelligent,active, strong, energetic, vigorous, bright
Ideal home environmenthouse with fenced yard in a suburban or country setting
Ideal owneractive, fair, consistent leader with time to train, hunt, or exercise
Suggestions:early obedience training and socialization, daily exercise
Links and resources

Additional notes:

This will make a good family pet if the owner will channel the dog's desire to hunt into games and exercises (although games like "Scrabble" and "Checkers" will likely not work).

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