Brittany Spaniel At a Glance
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Medium. Weight: 30-40 lbs. Height: 17.5-20.5 inches.
Glossy, feathered, and medium in length.
Orange and White, Liver and White, or Tri-colored
12 to 14 years
Cold Weather Tolerance
Hot Weather Tolerance
Did You Know?
This breed does look beautiful but these dogs are bred to hunt. Brittany Spaniels excel in hunting and sporting activities.
Brittany Spaniel Overview
This is an extremely intelligent dog breed that excels at hunting sports. The Brittany is gentle, obedient and very keen to please. They are alert, lively and independent dogs with a lovely nature. This dog breed is generally good with children and other pets if, socialized properly from puppyhood.
Brittany Spaniel Characteristics
This dog breed loves water and is a good swimmer. This dog breed is an extremely friendly and devoted companion. This breed thrives in a country environment. The dog was originally bred to hunt and is naturally protective. This breed has become a very popular companion dog.
Brittany Spaniel Temperament
Happy, contented and alert, the Brittany Spaniels have great presence. This dog breed is easy to handle and extremely affectionate. They do have the tendency to be somewhat hyperactive and requires gentle, but firm, handling.
Brittany Spaniel Care
This dog breed requires regular brushing to prevent matting and tangling. A monthly bath is recommended. If used for showing, professional trimming may be necessary. The dog is a relatively light shedding breed.
Brittany Spaniel Coat
The glossy, feathered, beautiful coat of this breed medium in length and does not require excessive maintenance. The coat comes in a variety of colors, including orange and white, liver and white, black and white, liver tri-color, and black tri-color.
Brittany Spaniel Training
As this dog breed is rather hyperactive, they tend to bore easily. They require consistent, but relatively firm training. This is a free-thinking, spirited breed that is relatively easy to train. These dogs excel at hunting or retrieving sports.
Brittany Spaniel Activity
A medium sized yard is a must for this bouncy dog breed. This dog breed has a lot of stamina and requires regular exercise. They are best suited to an active owner.