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Brittany Spaniel

Few French breeds are held in such high regard around the world as the Brittany Spaniel.

About the Brittany Spaniel

Brittany Spaniels are on the whole compact and well set, yet elegant. These are attentive dogs with a lively look and an intelligent expression.

Brittany Spaniels have all the qualities of the pointer family: remarkable tracking, gait, nose, range, spontaneity, pointing duration and retrieving, as well as a natural aptitude for training.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

FCI Group 7, AKC Sporting Group
Size category
Avg life expectancy
12–13 years

Adaptable / Sociable / Intelligent / Loving / Even-tempered / Lively

Key facts

  • Makes a great family dog
  • Needs little training
  • Needs a lot of physical and mental exercise
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