Non-sporting Breeds

Brittany

Brittany
Pedigree Points
Recognized: AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC (GB), KUSA
Height: 17 -20 in (44-51cm)
Weight: 30-40 lb (13.5-18kg)
Coat: Body coat flat and dense, never curly; a little feathering on legs
Color: Orange and white or liver and white in clear or roan patterns, or tricolor (also black and white in the UK)

The Brittany, formerly known as the Brittany Spaniel, is the only spaniel in the world that points to game. It is al fine woodcock dog and will also retrieve wildfowl. Believed to have originated in Spain or the Argoat forests of Brittany, it has also been suggested that the Brittany may be the progeny of an English Red and White Setter dog and a Breton bitch. In the l800s, a popular pastime for English gentry was woodcock- hunting in France. Most brought their own dogs, and inevitably some of these pointers and setters bred with native spaniels. The Brittany has high energy, intelligence, and great affection for its family. It does not respond well to rough handling, but gentle handling reaps rewards. It requires daily brushing and plenty of exercise.
 
 
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