The Brittany Spaniel is an obedient pet. Here is your informative A-list of Brittany Spaniel. The Brittany Spaniel is also known as American Brittany, Brittany Pointer, French Brittany Spaniel, Brittany, Brittany Wiegref and Epagneul Breton. This dog breed was originated from Brittany province of France. In 1896, Brittany dog was first shown in France. The Brittany Spaniel maybe was crossing between Orange and White Setter. The Brittany dog is one of the popular dog breed for bird hunting. In 1934, Brittany Spaniel was recognized by American Kennel Club (AKC). In United States, Brittany Spaniel is normally referred as Brittany. Today, this dog breed is one of the popular hunting dog and companion pet.
Facts about Brittany Spaniel
- Temperament – The Brittany Spaniel is friendly, gentle, loving, loyal, curious, intelligent and affectionate with family. Brittany dogs have a strong hunting instinct and excel for retrieving from water. They are easy to train for hunting. It is recommended to start obedience training and socialization skill for Brittany Spaniel Puppies during early stage in puppyhood. They can get along well with children and other pets. The Brittany eager to please its owner and this dog breed requires attention; do not leave them alone for long period. It will develop dog behavior problems. They are active and enthusiastic hunter; they require plenty of exercise everyday. A firm and confident owner are suitable for Brittany Spaniel.
- Appearance – The Brittany Spaniel has a compact medium-sized body. They have a wedge-shaped rounded head and they come with a pair of amber color or hazel color eyes. The ears are in triangle-shaped and hang close to the head. The nose color includes deep pink, fawn, tan or shades of brown, their wide nostrils allow them for deep breathing and scenting. The muzzle is in medium length and the chest is deep. They have long legs and the feet are strong with well arched toes. The beautiful coat is in medium length and usually is flat or wavy.
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Brittany Spaniel Breed Information
|Height||43-53 cm (male and female)|
|Weight||14-18 kg (male and female)|
|Colour||Liver and white, orange and white or tricolored|
|Group||Gun Breed Dog|
|Life Span||10 – 12 years|
|Litter Size||Average 2– 6 puppies|
|Exercise Ability||Daily and long walks is needed, let them run and roam around at fenced yard|
|Grooming Requirements||Brush twice a week with bristle brush, check the ears regularly. This breed is light shedder|
|Environment||Large fenced yard|
|Recognition||CKC, APRI, DRA, UKC, NKC, AKC, ACR, FCI, KCGB, ANKC, NZKC|
The common health issues for Brittany Spaniel is hip dysplasia, epilepsy or skin problems.
If you are interested in this dog breed, you may adopt Brittany Spaniel from Brittany Spaniel rescue or look for Brittany Spaniel Puppies for sale from Brittany Spaniel breeders.
Brittany Spaniel Breeders
Annabella Brittany Kennels – Brittany Spaniel Breeders and Trainer located in the State of Utah, USA.
High Desert Brittanies – Brittany Spaniel Breeders located in the State of Arizona, USA.
Sherlock Farm and Kennel – Brittany Spaniel Breeders located in the State of Ohio, USA.
Quail Run Kennel – Spaniel Breeders located in the State of Alabama, USA.
Ammo’s Brittanys – Brittany Spaniel Breeders located in the State of Georgia, USA.
Downwind Kennels – Brittany Spaniel Breeders located in Ontario, Canada.