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French Brittany vs Brittany – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between French Brittany vs Brittany" Compare French Brittany and Brittany. Which is better: French Brittany or Brittany?
Name French Brittany Brittany
OriginsFrance France
Group Hunting Dogs Gun Dog
Popularity Rank33626
Reviews12
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Other Names Epagneul Breton, Brittany Spaniel, American Brittany, Brittany Wiegref Epagneul Breton, Brittany Spaniel, American Brittany, Brittany Wiegref
Breed Type Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1934 as a Sporting breed.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section.
Breed Recognition No set American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Price $700-$800 $700-$800

General Appearance - French Brittany vs Brittany

Size Medium Medium
Weight Male: 35-40 pounds (16-18 kg), Females: 30-40 pounds (14-18 kg) Male: 35-40 pounds (16-18 kg), Females: 30-40 pounds (14-18 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Females: 35 pounds (16 kg) Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Females: 35 pounds (16 kg)
Height Male: 17-21 inches (43-53 cm), Female: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm) Male: 17-21 inches (43-53 cm), Female: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 19 inches (48 cm), Female: 19 inches (48.5 cm) Male: 19 inches (48 cm), Female: 19 inches (48.5 cm)

Hair & Care - French Brittany vs Brittany

Coat Dense Feathered
Colors Liver
White
Orange
Roan
Liver
White
Orange
Roan
Grooming
Easy to groom: The French Brittany doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Easy to groom: The Brittany doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
French Brittanys are low shedders.
Brittanys are low shedders.

Characteristics - French Brittany vs Brittany

Temperament Alert
Intelligent
Social
Independent
Responsive
Alert
Intelligent
Social
Independent
Responsive
Intelligent Rank
Low: The French Brittany if one of the dog breeds that have the lowest degree of obedience intelligence.
Very smart: Brittany is an excellent dog breed.
Trainability
French Brittanys are very easy to train.
Brittanys are easy to train.
Playfulness
The French Brittany is a highly playful breed.
The Brittany is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Brittanys don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
French Brittanys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Brittanys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
French Brittanys need for social interaction is average.
Brittanys need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average: The French Brittany barks occasionally.
Average: The Brittany barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
French Brittanys are average watchdogs.
Brittanys are average watchdogs.
Territorial
French Brittanys are average defenders.
Brittanys are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The French Brittany has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Brittany has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
French Brittanys have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Brittanys have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Wanderlust potential of the French Brittany is strong enough to escape from home.
Wanderlust potential of the Brittany is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
French Brittanys have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Brittanys have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
French Brittanys are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Brittanys are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
French Brittanys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Brittanys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Brittanys tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - French Brittany vs Brittany

Stranger Friendly
French Brittanys are average friendly towards strangers.
Brittanys are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
French Brittanys are very kid-friendly dogs.
Brittanys are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
French Brittanys are average friendly towards cats.
Brittanys are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
French Brittanys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Brittanys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
French Brittany is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Brittany is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
French Brittanys are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Brittanys are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
French Brittanys are generally with other pets.
Brittanys are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
French Brittanys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Brittanys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
French Brittany breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Brittany breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - French Brittany vs Brittany

Health Issues
The French Brittany is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Brittany is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Ear Infections
Epilepsy
Eye Problems
Familial Inherited Renal Dysplasia
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Life Expectancy 12-15 years 12-15 years
Hypoallergenic No No
Energy Level
French Brittanys are high energy dogs.
Brittanys are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
French Brittanys need a lot of exercises.
Brittanys need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
French Brittanys don't need too much sleep.
Brittanys don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Brittany can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness Medium
The French Brittany has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Brittany has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The French Brittany is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
The Brittany is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - French Brittany vs Brittany

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 1-11 puppies 1-11 puppies, average 6

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Reviews

  • Laurie

    Nov 24, 2020, 5:13:12 PM:

    I own a French Brittany kennel. French Britney's do not slobber! This comparison says they are five star at slobbering. It also rates their intelligence the lowest. They are in fact highly intelligent, and one of the easiest dogs to train.