Brittany spaniel


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Brittany spaniel

a medium-sized (35-40 lb) dog with a flat, usually orange and white coat, pendulous ears and a naturally short tail. Although a spaniel, it points game like a setter. The breed suffers from an inherited complement deficiency and a spinal muscular atrophy. Called also Epagneul Breton.
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Brittanys (in Europe and Canada they still are Brittany spaniels, but in the, United States we have dropped the "spaniel") are of French origin, logically enough from the province of Brittany, which juts into the Atlantic Ocean like Charles DeGaulle's nose.
My Brittany spaniel has been pointing a good number of woodcock for me the past couple of weeks.
Joan Axcell's brown-spotted Brittany spaniel, Freckles, also got a little testy.