French Spaniel
Epagneul Français

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Names
Epagneul Français
French Spaniel

Origin
France, 1600s.
Related to the Drentse Patrijshond and the Small Munsterlander. They were first imported to North America in the 1970s but they are still rare outside of France

Use
Gundog, Companion

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 11-14 years of age

Weight & Height
44 to 55 pounds & 21-24 inches tall

Known Health Problems
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Physical Description
Medium size, muscular and elegant dog. It has dark amber eyes and long drop ears. The tail is natural and sabrelike. They resemble English Setters but the body is slightly heavier and more rectangular.

Temperament
Intelligent and even tempered. The French Spaniel gets on well with children and other dogs and is eager to please, they are a multipurpose hunting dog and they make a good companion

Training
Easily trainable, needs positive and consistant handler. They do not take well to harsh training and this method should not be used.

Living Conditions
Apartments are not recommended for this breed.

Grooming
Some brushing is needed, especially when dog is shedding. Bathe as needed

Exercise
They can be active indoors and should be given walks on leash daily or given fenced yard to run.

Coat Texture
Short, dense, water resistant coat. The backs of the front leges and the tail are feathered.

Coat Colors

Liver White

Puppies
3 - 7 Puppies are usually born per litter. Puppies should be socialized early.

Recognition
Continental Kennel Club
Fédération Cynologique Internationale

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Breeders

French Spaniel Breeders

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