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UK KC Classification Gundog
Country of Origin France
Date of Origin 1700s
Height 46 - 52 cm (18 - 20.5 inches)
Weight 13 - 15 Kgs (28 - 33 lbs)
Life Expectancy 13 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Brittanys are medium sized dogs that are well boned with a square appearance. They are energetic and are keen workers. Their coat is dense and can be orange and white, liver and white, black and white, tricolour or roan.


Brittanys are gentle dogs that are full of life.


If you are considering a Brittany as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for urban living
They thrive in cold climates
They are easy to obedience train
They usually get on well with other dogs
They need a lot of physical exercise

Interesting Facts

Brittanys are also known as:
Brittany Spaniel
Epagneul Breton
American Brittany

Brittanys are often assumed to be spaniels but their working characteristics are similar to that of a pointer.

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