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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
Other Names
What other names does the Braque Saint - Germain have? The dog breed also known as...
Saint Germain Pointer, Braque Saint-Germain
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Braque Saint - Germain recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
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? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Braque Saint - Germain price:
$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.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Braque Saint - Germain size:
Medium
Weight
How much does the Braque Saint - Germain weigh? Braque Saint - Germain weight:
Male: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg), Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Braque Saint - Germain? Braque Saint - Germain average weight:
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)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Braque Saint - Germain average height:
Male: 24 inches (61 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Braque Saint - Germain have? What does this canine coat 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 Saint Germain Pointer? Braque Saint - Germain shedding level:
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.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Braque Saint - Germain have? What characteristics does the breed have?
ObedientLoyalHard working
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Braque Saint - Germain? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Braque Saint - Germain's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
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, noisy or office environment and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
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 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 Saint Germain Pointer 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? 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?
Braque Saint - Germains are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Territorial
Do Braque Saint - Germain dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
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 Saint Germain Pointer? 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.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Braque Saint - Germain do?
Braque Saint - Germains 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 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?
Braque Saint - Germains are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle. They need to be outside in the garden, or you must walk them for a few hours every day.
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
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 Saint - Germain dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Braque Saint - Germains are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Are Braque Saint - Germain dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Braque Saint - Germain and 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?
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? What is this canine temperament 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.
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 Saint Germain Pointer temperament with senior people? Are Braque Saint - Germain dogs good for elderly owners?
Braque Saint - Germains are usually recommended for elderly people.
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.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Braque Saint - Germain breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Braque Saint - Germains are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Braque Saint - Germain 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 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?
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 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
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
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 Saint - Germain is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat 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.
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.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Braque Saint - Germain dogs have health problems?
Very healthy dog breed. The Braque Saint - Germain rarely meets with the veterinarian.
Health Problems
What health problems does the Braque Saint - Germain breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Braque Saint - Germain breed? Health risks of Braque Saint - Germain:
Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS)Aortic StenosisCancerCleft LipCleft PalateDeafnessDemodectic MangeDental ProblemsElbow DysplasiaEpilepsyHeart DiseaseHip DysplasiaProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Life Expectancy
How long do Braque Saint - Germain dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Braque Saint - Germain be?
11-14 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?
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.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog 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 this fido need?
Braque Saint - Germains are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Braque Saint - Germain need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
3 to 4.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
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 & 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?
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 for 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 minimal 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.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long is the Braque Saint - Germain pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Braque Saint - Germain pregnancy time period:
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 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 Saint - Germain 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 Saint - Germain have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
6-8 puppies

Pros & Cons of Braque Saint - Germain

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 for very low drooling tendency.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Low to Average.
  • Mouthiness: Braque Saint - Germains have 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: Braque Saint - Germains are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
  • Cat Friendly: Braque Saint - Germains are not the most cat-friendly dogs.

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