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French Water Dog

Other names : Barbet

French Water Dog
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Key facts about the French Water Dog

  • Life expectancy : Between 11 and 13 years
  • Temperament : Intelligent, Hunter
  • Size : Medium
  • Type of coat : Long

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 8 - Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs

Section

Section 3 : Water Dogs

Physical characteristics of the French Water Dog

Adult size

Female dog Between 21 and 24 in
Male dog Between 23 and 26 in

Weight

Female dog Between 44 and 66 lb
Male dog Between 44 and 66 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the French Water Dog

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

French Water Dog in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

French Water Dog and cats

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French Water Dog and dogs

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French Water Dog and children

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French Water Dog and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the French Water Dog

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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