Brittany dog breed information

The Brittany is a great dog! Here is some information if you are thinking about getting one of these dogs to add to your family.

The Brittany is a great, all-around dog. It has characteristics of several different types of dogs. It is an all-purpose dog, as it can hunt several kinds of animals, yet it is also a great family pet. If you are thinking about buying a Brittany, this article will provide you with a good understanding of the breed.

Brittanys were first developed in France in the late 19th century. They were called Brittany Spaniels, but in America the spaniel was dropped fairly recently. They weigh around 35 pounds and are about 19-20 inches tall. Their coat is white with orange, black, or liver markings. Their coat is not too heavy, but it does need occasional grooming. Their fur is straight or slightly wavy. They have very short or no tails. Their life expectancy is 12 to 13 years. They are in the sporting group of dogs. Today Brittanys are used for hunting and as family pets.

Brittanys are good pets to have for several reasons. If you or family members like to hunt, Brittanys are great hunters. They are good at pointing and retrieving. They love water and are good swimmers, so they can retrieve water foul. Brittany's are easy to train and eager to please, making them perfect hunting companions.

Brittanys are also excellent family pets. They are the perfect size, not too big but not too small. They love kids and are very patient. Brittany's love to play and will eagerly play with your kids for hours on end. They are also good watch dogs, always alert and aware of their surroundings. Brittany's are easy to train because they are intelligent and want to please their owners. Even if you don't want to extensively train your dog, teaching your dog to come, sit, stay, and lay down to your command is always important. Brittany's love pleasing their owners. When choosing a family dog, you should always choose one who knows their owner is in charge and is eager to please them. This is especially important when young children live with the dog. This will avoid any power struggles and allows you to feel safe and confident when young children are around your dog. Brittanys also do well with other pets, including cats.

When deciding whether or not the Brittany is the right dog for you, there are several things to keep in mind. Brittany's have a lot of energy, and therefore they need to be given regular exercise. A house with a fenced yard will provide some exercise, but they still need some structured activity time. A daily walk or ball throw is great for this. If the Brittany does not get enough exercise, the dog will get bored which can then lead to destructive behavior. Brittanys also shed, sometimes a lot. Regular baths and brushings can help diminish this, but be prepared to do some extra vacuuming and sweeping. Brittanys are social creatures, so they will not be happy kept in a pen outside. They need to be with their owners regularly. However, they can be crate trained if they need to be left alone for a few hours.

The Brittany is a great choice for a pet if you are looking for a hunting companion or just an energetic family pet. They are happy dogs, who love to play, and are intelligent and easily trained. As any pet, they are a responsibility and you should be prepared to spend time grooming and exercising your Brittany.

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