Brittany

Other name: Brittany Spaniel

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Photo: puppy of Brittany breed
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Life expectancy

The Brittany has a life expectancy of between 12 and 14 years

Temperament

Size

Medium

Adult size

Female Between 18 and 20 in
Male Between 19 and 20 in

Adult weight

Female Between 29 and 40 lb
Male Between 29 and 40 lb
Coat colour
Black White Brown Sand
Type of coat
Short
Eye colour
Brown

Purchase price

The Brittany costs between £580 and £940

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More details about the Brittany

Brittany: Origins and history

He originates from France, and more precisely from the centre of the Armorican Peninsula, as his name implies. Numerical statistics show that this dog is the most popular French hunting dog in the world. A first official standard of the breed was presented in France in 1907 and adopted in 1908. But it could be said that this breed is much older than that since this Breton may be the oldest of the Spaniel type dogs. One of his ancestors is likely to be the “Chien d' Oysel” and other breeds of setters or Springers have ended up improving this race in a fortuitous or voluntary way.

FCI classification of the Brittany

  • Group 7 - Pointing Dogs

  • Section 1 : Continental Pointing Dogs

Training a Brittany

Particularly docile, intelligent, and receptive, this Breton hunter is very easy to educate especially thanks to his enthusiasm to work.

Like many dogs selected for working tasks, he is thirsty to learn and spend time with his master in order to be mentally stimulated.

He may be stubborn sometimes; therefore, it is necessary to find methods adapted to his sensitivity and personality. Brutality cannot play any part in his educational sessions - instead they will have to be based on the reinforcement of good deeds.

With that said, his positive education requires firmness and sweetness as allies. It is important to begin as soon as the Brittany Spaniel puppy arrives at home to prevent him from learning bad habits.

Brittany: Purchase price

The price of a Brittany Spaniel varies depending on his origin, age and gender. An average of £940 are asked for a dog registered with the Kennel Club. 

With regards  to the monthly budget, between £35 and £45 will be necessary to support the physiological needs of this hunting dog.

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