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.
In 1987, Boyer started breeding Brittany spaniels for hunters.
Black and golden labradors, Brittany spaniels, English springer spaniels and some less common breeds such as Llewellin setters, Deutsch-Drahthaars and small and large munsterlanders hunted at the Showdown with their owners.
Seward, who is forever trying to enter into "meaningful dialogue" with his two Brittany spaniels, both of which have funnier names than he, is not by nature the jolliest of souls.
Cleft Palate with Autosomal Recessive Transmission in Brittany Spaniels.