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Short History of the Breed
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the perfect bird dog, hunting dog, gun dog and show Brittany. Professional
Brittany breeders work very hard to ensure their Brittany dogs and their Brittany
puppies for sale conform to AKC and CKC standards for the Purebred Brittany.
A compact, closely knit dog of medium size, a leggy dog having the appearance, as well as the agility, of a great ground coverer. Strong, vigorous, energetic and quick of movement. Ruggedness, without clumsiness, is a characteristic of the breed. He can be tailless or has a tail docked to approximately four inches.
Physical Description & Size
Height--17½ to 20½ inches, measured from the ground to the highest point of the shoulders. Any Brittany measuring under 17½ inches or over 20½ inches shall be disqualified from dog show competition.
Weight-- Should weigh between 30 and 40 pounds
Proportion-- So leggy is he that his height at the shoulders is the same as the length of his body.
Body Length--Approximately the same as the height when measured at the shoulders. Body length is measured from the point of the forecast to the rear of the rump. A long body should be heavily penalized.
Substance--Not too light in bone, yet never heavy-boned and cumbersome.
Needs (exercise, grooming, diet)
Health Issues, Life Expectancy
Brittany - Online Community & Information
Brittany Online Community - DogBreed.org
Brittany Breed History - Ataboy.ca
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|Anonymous||Brittany/Border mix||1||Jun 17 2007, 8:58 PM EDT by Anonymous|
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My pup is a Brittany/Border Collie mix and he's SO beautiful and intelligent. He definitely has the intelligence that comes from the Border Collie part of him. He's so gentle, sensitive & sweet, which I believe comes from the Brittany side.
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