The Brittany Spaniel has a robust but quite sensitive temperament, and will adjust to any life situation without making a fuss. They are quite laid back but alert and like to live life to its fullest. They best suit families with lots of kids to keep them busy and a house with a big garden.
This spaniel is a hunting dog with a very well developed sense of smell that will take him places once his nose catches a scent. Therefore early training of “Come when called” is a must. The Brittany Spaniel is easy to train and keen to work. Compared to other spaniels, they are more independent workers who don’t require much human input to complete a job once they know how.
The Brittany Spaniel is sensitive and especially gentle and respectful towards children and elderly people. He will show off his soft side and be the perfect gentleman. But beware, he can get over-excited with younger children and interactions should always be supervised.
A Brittany Spaniel is perfect for the active family but not a dog for first time dog owners, as you will need to be able to control his hunting desire.
His fur is wavy at the tips, almost like an outgrowing perm, and requires daily brushing and care to avoid it becoming dull.
|Life expectancy:||14-15 years|
|Monthly cost (food):||average|