Braque Saint - Germain Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Braque Saint - Germain so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginFrance flagFrance
Other Names
What other names does the Braque Saint - Germain have?
Braque Saint-GermainSaint Germain Pointer
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred

Braque Saint - Germain Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Braque Saint - Germain puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? How much money is a Braque Saint - Germain?
$1000-$1200
If you choose to purchase the Braque Saint - Germain, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Braque Saint - Germain for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Braque Saint - Germain gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Braque Saint - Germain? How many Braque Saint - Germain are there in the world?
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.

There are very few of them, and there have been times when they have almost drifted to the brink of extinction, so few are left.

Braque Saint - Germain Size

Size
Is a Braque Saint - Germain small, medium or large dog?

How big do Braque Saint - Germain get?

Medium
Weight
How much does the Braque Saint - Germain weigh? How much should the Braque Saint - Germain breed weight? What is the normal weight of a Braque Saint - Germain?
Male: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg), Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Braque Saint - Germain?
Male: 52.5 pounds (20-27 kg), Female: 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Braque Saint - Germain? Braque Saint - Germain height:
Male: 22-26 inches (56-66 cm), Female: 20-24 inches (51-61 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Braque Saint - Germain?
Male: 24 inches (61 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm)

Braque Saint - Germain Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Braque Saint - Germain have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
FineThickGlossy
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Braque Saint - Germain's coat?
Dull white with orange (fawn) markings
Grooming
How to groom the Braque Saint - Germain and how often?
Effortless: The Braque Saint - Germain 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 Saint - Germain 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 Saint - Germain dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Braque Saint-Germain?
Braque Saint - Germains shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Braque Saint - Germain need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Braque Saint - Germain every day?
6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

For example, short-haired dog breeds can go a very long time in between baths. These short-haired breeds shed regularly and that shedding works to naturally remove excess dirt and oil. So unless your weenie dog got into the garbage can, you can probably hold off on a bath for a while.

Braque Saint - Germain Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Braque Saint - Germain have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
ObedientLoyalHard working
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Braque Saint - Germain? Is the Braque Saint - Germain breed dumb or smart?
Smart: Braque Saint - Germain's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.

The Braque Saint - Germain is among the smartest dogs in the intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Braque Saint - Germain dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Braque Saint - Germains are very easy to train. They easily find out the association between commands and actions.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Braque Saint - Germain is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Braque Saint - Germain sensitivity:
Braque Saint - Germains are less sensitive than other dog breeds. They aren't receptive to their owner's emotions and handle soft punishment quite well.

They don't mind an always changing daily routine, a hectic household, young children, a noisy or office environment, and frequent guest visits.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Braque Saint - Germain a good family dog?
High: Braque Saint - Germains are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered 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 Saint-Germain need? Braque Saint - Germain social needs:
Braque Saint - Germains 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 Saint - Germain dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Braque Saint-Germain bark?
Low: The Braque Saint - Germain 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 Saint - Germain good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Braque Saint - Germains are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Braque Saint - Germain dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Braque Saint - Germains are not the best to protect their territory. Better to have the protection of your house and property supervised by others.
Biting Potential
Do Braque Saint - Germain bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Braque Saint-Germain? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Braque Saint - Germain? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Braque Saint - Germain 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.)
Bite Force
Does the Braque Saint - Germain has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Braque Saint - Germain? How much bite force does a Braque Saint - Germain have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Braque Saint - Germain bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The Braque Saint - Germain, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Braque Saint - Germain do?
Braque Saint - Germains have a 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 Saint - Germains need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Braque Saint - Germain to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Braque Saint - Germain roam?
Braque Saint - Germains have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Braque Saint - Germain have high prey drive?
Braque Saint - Germains have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Braque Saint - Germains are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Braque Saint - Germain good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
It is not recommended to keep the Braque Saint - Germain breed in the home. It does best in the garden, but if you do want to keep it indoors, it should be exercised thoroughly with long daily walks, so you can keep the Braque Saint - Germain indoors by introducing daily routines.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Braque Saint - Germains adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Braque Saint - Germain be left 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.

Braque Saint - Germain Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Braque Saint - Germain temperament with other people:
Braque Saint - Germains are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Braque Saint - Germain dogs get along with other pets? Are Braque Saint - Germain dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Braque Saint - Germains usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Braque Saint - Germain dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Braque Saint - Germain temperament with children:
Braque Saint - Germains are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Braque Saint - Germain dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Braque Saint - Germain breed live with a cat?
Braque Saint - Germains are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Braque Saint - Germain good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Braque Saint - Germain dogs get along with other dogs?
Braque Saint - Germains are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Braque Saint - Germain can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Braque Saint - Germain breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Braque Saint - Germain breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Braque Saint - Germains are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Braque Saint - Germains good office dogs? Do Braque Saint - Germains make good office friendly dogs? Can Braque Saint - Germains be office dogs?
Yes
Braque Saint - Germain is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Braque Saint - Germain dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Braque Saint-Germain temperament with senior people? Are Braque Saint - Germain dogs good for elderly owners?
Braque Saint - Germains are usually recommended for elderly people.

Braque Saint - Germain Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Braque Saint - Germain dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Very healthy dog breed. The Braque Saint - Germain rarely meets with the veterinarian.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Braque Saint - Germain breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Braque Saint - Germain breed? Most common health risks of Braque Saint - Germain:
Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS)Aortic StenosisCancerCleft LipCleft PalateDeafnessDemodectic MangeDental ProblemsElbow DysplasiaEpilepsyHeart DiseaseHip DysplasiaProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Braque Saint - Germain breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Braque Saint - Germain see the vet?
Rare
The Braque Saint - Germain should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year). If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Braque Saint - Germain dogs live? How old can a Braque Saint - Germain be? What is the age limit of the Braque Saint - Germain? How many years can the oldest Braque Saint - Germain live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Braque Saint - Germain?

11-13 years
The average lifespan of Braque Saint - Germain: 12 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Braque Saint - Germain breed hypoallergenic?
No
Braque Saint - Germains 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 Saint - Germain have? What is the activity level of the Braque Saint - Germain?
Braque Saint - Germains have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Braque Saint - Germain need? How much exercise do Braque Saint - Germain dogs require per day?
Braque Saint - Germains need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Braque Saint - Germain breed need?
Braque Saint - Germains are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Braque Saint - Germain need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Braque Saint - Germain breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Braque Saint - Germain? How much food should I feed my Braque Saint - Germain?
3 to 4.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Braque Saint - Germain risk for obesity:
Low to Average: The Braque Saint - Germain has a low to the average risk for obesity. 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 change, consult your veterinarian to make a meal plan, and measure the Braque Saint - Germain's weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur. Dogs with a double coat of fur have a layer of fur that insulates their skin and helps protect them from the cold and the heat.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Braque Saint - Germain has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Braque Saint - Germain drool?
The Braque Saint - Germain is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Braque Saint - Germain 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 minimum compared to others, just like the Braque Saint - Germain.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Braque Saint - Germain As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Braque Saint - Germain be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

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 Saint - Germain is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Braque Saint - Germain be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Braque Saint - Germain be an emotional support animal?

Not really

This breed is 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 people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Braque Saint - Germain is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Braque Saint - Germain be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. 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 Saint - Germain is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Braque Saint - Germain be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Braque Saint - Germain is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Braque Saint - Germain be a boat dog?

Not really

Braque Saint - Germain breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Braque Saint - Germain 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 Saint - Germain is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Braque Saint - Germain dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Braque Saint - Germain Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Braque Saint - Germain pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Braque Saint - Germain breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Braque Saint - Germain: 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 female 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 female’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.

Litter Frequency

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 Saint - Germain have in a litter? How many puppies can the Braque Saint - Germain breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Braque Saint - Germain have? How many puppies can a Braque Saint - Germain give birth to?
6-8 puppies

Braque Saint - Germain Recognition

AKC Group
Is Braque Saint - Germain recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.

Braque Saint - Germain Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Braque Saint - Germain's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Braque Saint - Germains are very easy to train.
  • Health Issues: Very healthy dog breed.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Braque Saint - Germain requires minimal grooming.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Braque Saint - Germain is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Low to Average: The Braque Saint - Germain has a low to the average risk for obesity.
  • Mouthiness: Braque Saint - Germains have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Adaptability: Braque Saint - Germains adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Braque Saint - Germains are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Braque Saint - Germains are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Braque Saint - Germain is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Braque Saint - Germains are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Braque Saint - Germains are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Braque Saint - Germains don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: It is not recommended to keep the Braque Saint - Germain breed in the home.
  • Cat Friendly: Braque Saint - Germains are not the most cat-friendly dogs.

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