Section 1.2 : Spaniel-type Pointers

Breeds In This Category: 

Epagneul Bleu de Picardie

BREED BASICS
Size: Large 35-55 lb Energy Level: High Energy
Grooming: A Couple Times a Week LifeSpan: 10 to 12 Years
Protective Ability: Fairly Laid Back Trainability: Very Easy To Train

 

The Epagneul Bleu de Picardie did not develop as a unique breed until the early years of the 20th Century, but can trace its origins back many centuries farther than that.  Epagn...

Brittany Spaniel

BREED BASICS
Size:
Medium 15-35 lb
Large 35-55 lb
Energy Level: High Energy
Grooming: Brushing Once a Week or Less LifeSpan: 12 to 15 Years
Protective Ability: Fairly Laid Back Trainability: Very Easy To Train

 

The Brittany was developed in a very rural and remote region of France prior to the start of this century, and almost no verifiable information about its development has survived.  This m...

Drentse Patrijshond

BREED BASICS
Size:
Large 35-55 lb
X-Large 55-90 lb
Energy Level: High Energy
Grooming: Brushing Once a Week or Less LifeSpan: 12 to 15 Years
Protective Ability: Good Watchdog Trainability: Moderate Effort Required

 

The Drentse Patrijshond was developed in an era before written records were kept of dog breeding; so much of its history remains a mystery. However, a substantial amount of informatio...

Stabyhoun

BREED BASICS
Size: Large 35-55 lb Energy Level: Medium Energy
Grooming: A Couple Times a Week LifeSpan: 12 to 15 Years
Protective Ability: Good Watchdog Trainability: Very Easy To Train

 

The Stabyhoun’s ancestors are most likely Spaniels, brought to the Netherlands during the Spanish Occupation (1567-1648), who were probably crossed with the local Frisian pointi...