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Physical Characteristics

Breed Group:

Sporting group.

Weight:

Approximately 44 pounds or 20 kg.

Height:

Approximately 20.5-23 inches (52-58 cm) at the withers.

Color(s):

Pont Audemer Spaniels are either brown or mottled grey and brown.

Coat:

This breed is characterised by a very dense and curly coat that has a slightly rough texture.


Overview

Character:

Pont Audemer Spaniels are gentle and affectionate dogs and make wonderful pets and companions. These spaniels also have a fun-loving side and are sometimes referred to as "le petit clown des marais" or "the little clown of the marshes."

Country of Origin:

France.

History:

It is believed that the Pont Audemer Spaniel was developed in France during the nineteenth century. While the breed's exact ancestry remains unknown, it is possible that the Irish Water Spaniel, Barbet, and perhaps the Poodle are all part of the Pont Audemer Spaniel's genetic makeup. By the arrival of the twentieth century, this breed was quite rare and still remains so today.

Name:

An alternative name for the Pont Audemer Spaniel is Epagneul Pont-Audemer.

Temperament:

Pont Audemer Spaniels are hard-working and good-natured dogs. These dogs form strong bonds with their owners and have great dispositions.


Care

Training:

Pont Audemer Spaniels are quick learners and are easy to train.

Activity:

These dogs have a high activity level and require plenty of regular exercise.

Ownership:

While Pont Audemer Spaniels can adapt to city living, they require plenty of exercise every day. These hardy animals are quite resistant to bad weather and are persistent, hard workers. Pont Audemer Spaniels can work on a variety of different terrain types, but water is their specialty. These affectionate dogs are gentle with children and make exceptional companions. Pont Audemer Spaniels require weekly grooming.


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