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Barbet (French Water Dog) Dog Breed Puppy Ads
AKA: French Water Dog
Breed Group: Height Male: 23 1/2 inches
Breed Size: Medium Height Female: 21 1/2 inches
Breed Origin: France Weight: 30 and 60 pounds (13.5kg to 27 kg)
Appearance
Medium proportions, medium size, characterized by a thick, woolly coat which guarantees efficient protection against cold and damp. The coat forms a beard (French barbe) on the chin, which gave the breed its name (Barbet).
 

Temperament
Although this dog is versatile and was mostly used for helping hunters it is also one of the best companions for the family. Even disposition, very attached to his master, very sociable, loving water even when very cold. The Barbet is gentle, loyal, playful and friendly. He has a wonderful temperament, neither fearful nor aggressive. Although essentially a water dog, the Barbet also has the abilities of a pointer and setter. A very versatile and intelligent breed, the Barbet works as a gun dog for waterfowl, a herding dog, and a companion who excels in many dog sports and activities. Of medium-size, the Barbet has a distinctive thick, wooly coat along with a beard which gave the breed his name ("barbe" is french for "beard").

Water dog used for hunting wildfowl. Like all water dogs, the French Water Dog is more than just a retriever; he must search for, locate and flush out the game hiding in the water vegetation. He then retrieves the game shot by his master. Very resistant to cold, he shall go to water in all weather.

 
History
A very ancient breed, common throughout France, used for hunting waterfowl and described or mentioned in several works as early as the 16th century.
 
Health
If you are considering the adoption of a Barbet, or any breed, it is very important to be selective in choosing a responsible and reputable breeder. Ensure that the prospective puppy's parents have all health clearances. Breeding of any dog should not be done until after they have been proven to be free of evidence of significant hereditary diseases.
 
 
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United Barbet Club  
The Barbet Club of Great Britain  
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Barbet (French Water Dog)

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Can. Ch. Flacon d’Paris of Neigenuveaux


Scale ( 1 to 5 ): 1=Low 5=High
Guard Dog?
Watch Dog? 3
Exercise Needed? 3
Grooming? 5
Energy Level? 3
Shedding? 2
Ease to Train? 5
Good with children? 5
 
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