Brittany Dog Breed Information

  • AKA:Epagneul Breton, Brittany Spaniel
  • Size:Medium
  • Ease of Training:High
  • Grooming:Medium
  • Shedding:Medium
  • Exercise Needed:Daily walk and run
  • Energy Level:Medium/High
  • Protection:Effective watchdog
  • Good with Children:Yes
  • Health Clearances:OFA, CERF
  • Weight:30-40 lbs
  • Height:17.5-20.5 inches
  • Coat Colour:orange and white, liver and white, or tricolored

Brittany Coat

Silky, feathered beautiful coat is medium length and does not require much maintenance. Colours accepted are Orange and White, Liver and White, Black and White, Liver tri-colour, and Black Tri-colour.

Brittany Character

The Brittany Spaniel loves water. Described as a very friendly and loyal companion, this dog also does well in a country environment. Originally bred for hunting, this breed has natural protective instincts. This breed is considered a very popular companion dog.

Brittany Temperament

Happy and alert, this breed has a great presence. Easy to handle, and affectionate, this breed would make an ideal house pet if given the right care and exercise to keep him happy. This breed requires a gentle, yet somewhat firm hand, as they can be hyperactive.

Brittany Care

A relatively light shedding breed, this dog does require regular brushing to keep coat from becoming matted. Bathing once a month is recommended. Some trimming is necessary if to be used for show.

Brittany Activity

A medium sized yard is a must for this rambunctious breed. This breed has plenty of stamina to keep you on your toes and does require regular exercise. Would do best in a home with at least a medium sized yard, and an active owner.

Brittany Health and Life Expectancy

The Brittany has a life expectancy of around 12 years, and there are a number of health related issues that are linked to this breed. This includes spinal problems, HD, glaucoma, seizures, liver problems, and heart problems. The parents of the Brittany puppy should have OFA and CERF certificates.