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Size: Medium Weight: 30-35 lbs Fur length: Long Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight Fur Color: 3 Colors, Black & White, Brown & White, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled
Life Expectancy: About 12 Â 13 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available Climate: Good for every climate.
The Brittany may be a cross between the Orange and White Setter and some other French dog.
This dog probably comes from Brittany in France, where it was first shown in 1896. The Brittany was recognized in 1938 and is one of the most popular breed for bird hunting.
The Brittany's coat can be orange and white or orange and liver. Sometimes the Brittany can be tri-colored.
The coat of the Brittany is dense, straight or wavy but never curly. A little fringe on the ears and some feathering on the front and hind legs should be seen.
The Brittany is a very intelligent dog, easy to handle, obedient and eager to please. This is a loving, affectionate and gentle breed, very good with children. Happy, alert and always energetic, this dog needs a lot of exercise. It is very easy to train for hunting and has an outstanding instinct for retrieving from water. This dog is very popular as a companion because of its cheerful character.
The Brittany is a very healthy breed but some are prone to hip dysplasia and seizures.A regular brushing of this dog is all that is needed. Bathe or dry shampoo only when necessary. This breed sheds very little.
This dog is very easy to train because of its eagerness to please. It will do great in obedience training and excels in hunting.
The Brittany is a very energetic dog that needs a lot of exercise as it has a great stamina. They will do best with an active outdoor life.