Brittany

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Agile, intelligent and with easy care coats, this breed is a fun addition to most households. They require generous amounts of exercise, and are best suited to homes where owners have plenty of time to spend playing and attending to this active breed?s requirement.PURPOSE OF BREED:A small hunting spaniel that combines the pointing prowess of Setters with the strong hunting and retrieving of the Spaniels.

Country of origin: 
France
Size: 
HEIGHT: MALE : 21 inches(52 cm) - FEMALE : 18 inches(44 cm)AKC Standard minimum is 17.5 inches, French Standard - 18.5 - 20 inches the ideal.WEIGHT: MALE : 35lbs(18 kg) - FEMALE : 30lbs(14 Kg). In proper bone and condition males 38-40#, Females 30-35#
Grooming: 

Coat texture is slightly coarser than other spaniel breeds. Its dense, flat coat needs little grooming. Colors are red and white, liver and white, with white being the predominant. There are 5 colors accepted around the World: Orange/White, Liver/White, Black/White, Liver Tricolor, Black Tricolor in clear pied or roan patterns. Only two countries, the USA & Canada, disqualifies any dog with black pigment for show ring competition under the American Kennel Club or the Canadian Kennel Club.

Common ailments: 

Hip and eye problems.Hip Dysplasia, Seizure disorders of varying origins, and eye problems such as Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Cataracts, Luxated lens are reported in the breed .

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