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Braque du Puy Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Braque du Puy so you can get to know the breed more.

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Braque du Puy
OriginFrance
Other Names
What other names does the Braque du Puy have? The dog breed also known as...
Braque Dupuy, Dupuy Pointer, Du Puy Pointer
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Braque du Puy recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Braque du Puy recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Braque du Puy puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Braque du Puy price:
Unavailable
Unfortunately the Braque du Puy is an extinct dog breed, so there isn’t any available price range or breeder in the world for purchasing this breed.

Braque du Puy General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Braque du Puy size:
Large
Weight
How much does the Braque du Puy weigh? Braque du Puy weight:
50-60 pounds (22.5-27 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Braque du Puy? Braque du Puy average weight:
55 pounds (25 kg)
Height
How tall is the Braque du Puy? Braque du Puy height:
26-28 inches (65-72 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Braque du Puy average height:
26 inches (66.5 cm)

Braque du Puy Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Braque du Puy have? What does this canine coat look like?
Glossy
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Braque du Puy's coat?
Orange & WhiteLiver and White
Grooming
How to groom the Braque du Puy and how often?
Effortless: The Braque du Puy requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. Braque du Puy is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Braque du Puy dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Braque Dupuy? Braque du Puy shedding level:
Braque du Puys shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car covered by dog hair. Braque du Puy dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.

Braque du Puy Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Braque du Puy have? What characteristics does the breed have?
HuntingFastEnthusiasticObedientIntelligent
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Braque du Puy? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Braque du Puy's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Braque du Puy dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Braque du Puys are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
Braque du Puys, like any other dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark as excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Braque du Puy sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Braque du Puys don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Braque du Puys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Braque Dupuy need? Braque du Puy social needs:
Braque du Puys need for social interaction is average. This breed likes being around people or other animals, but they don't mind being left alone for a few hours either.
Barking
Do Braque du Puy dogs bark a lot? Why does my Dupuy Pointer bark?
Low: The Braque du Puy barks none to minimal. Perfect choice if you prefer a quiet breed. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Braque du Puy good as a watchdog?
Braque du Puys are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog. They aren't territorial and protective about their property, so they won't alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Braque du Puy dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Braque du Puys can't provide protection for their territory. It's better to leave them out from the duty of protection your valuables and property.
Biting Potential
Do Braque du Puy bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Braque Dupuy? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Braque du Puy? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Braque du Puy has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Braque du Puy do?
Braque du Puys have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Braque du Puys need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Braque du Puy to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Braque du Puy roam?
Wanderlust potential of the Braque du Puy is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Braque du Puy have high prey drive?
Braque du Puys have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Braque du Puy dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Braque du Puy good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Braque du Puys are apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walks outside they don't require a big garden.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Braque du Puys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner. With proper socialization and quality time with the dog can solve this problem.
Fighting Dog
Where Braque du Puy dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Braque du Puy Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Braque du Puys are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Braque du Puy dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Braque du Puy and children:
Braque du Puys are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Braque du Puy dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Braque du Puys are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Braque du Puy good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Braque du Puy dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Braque du Puys are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Braque du Puy can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Braque du Puys good office dogs? Do Braque du Puys make good office friendly dogs? Can Braque du Puys be office dogs?
No
Braque du Puy is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Braque du Puy dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Braque Dupuy temperament with senior people? Are Braque du Puy dogs good for elderly owners?
Braque du Puys are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Braque du Puy dogs get along with other pets? Are Braque du Puy dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Braque du Puys are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Braque du Puy breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Braque du Puys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Braque du Puy be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Braque du Puy is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Braque du Puy be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Braque du Puy is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Braque du Puy be a 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. Braque du Puy is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Braque du Puy be a search and rescue dog?
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. The Braque du Puy is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Braque du Puy be a boat dog?
Not really
Braque du Puy breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Braque du Puy be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Braque du Puy is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Braque du Puy Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Braque du Puy dogs have health problems?
Braque du Puys are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Life Expectancy
How long do Braque du Puy dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Braque du Puy be?
12-13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Braque du Puy breed hypoallergenic?
No
Braque du Puys don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Braque du Puy have?
Braque du Puys have a lower energy level than other dogs. If you live a chilled life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Braque du Puy dogs require per day?
Braque du Puys have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Braque du Puys like sleeping so they do sleep a lot. They're not the most active dog breed. If you live an active life, this breed can be a bad choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Braque du Puy need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Braque du Puy risk for obesity:
Average. The Braque du Puy has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Braque du Puy's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Low
The Braque du Puy has a low chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Braque du Puy drool?
The Braque du Puy is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Braque du Puy could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimal compared to others, just like the Braque du Puy. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Braque du Puy Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Braque du Puy: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Braque du Puy have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Braque du Puy have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
3-8 puppies

Braque du Puy Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Braque du Puy's has great intelligence.
  • Health Issues: Braque du Puys are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Apartment Friendly: Braque du Puys are apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Braque du Puy requires minimal grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Braque du Puys shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling tendency: The Braque du Puy is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Stinkiness: The Braque du Puy has a low chance of bad smell.
  • Mouthiness: Braque du Puys have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Adaptability: Braque du Puys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Braque du Puys are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Braque du Puys are very dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Braque du Puys are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Braque du Puys don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Watchdog Ability: Braque du Puys are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Wanderlust potential of the Braque du Puy is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Office Friendly: Braque du Puy is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Braque du Puys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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