French Spaniel

Boasting an impressive ancestry that can be traced back to the courts of Europe, the French Spaniel is a multi-talented hunting dog with a gentle and friendly nature. Whether chasing game or seeking attention, this docile breed loves children and makes for an ideal pet due to its unwavering loyalty towards its owner. It also gets along wonderfully with other animals – making it perfect for families looking for canine companionship!

The French Spaniel is a gentle breed with an unaggressive nature and can be quickly overpowered by more boisterous pooches or rough handling. This active pup requires at least one hour of vigorous daily exercise to stay satisfied, otherwise lacking physical activity may lead to destructive behaviors such as digging. Incessant barking may result from boredom and frustration if left alone for too long.

The French Spaniel, also known as the Epagneul Francais, French Setter or Canadian Setter is an ideal companion for those who are active and thrive in wide open spaces. These pooches make wonderful additions to any type of home – whether it’s that of a single individual, couple or family with kids of different ages – but are not suitable for cramped living quarters such as apartments. If you’re looking for a pup that will keep you on your toes then this breed may just be perfect!

The French Spaniel’s coat ranges in shades of brown from a light cinnamon to dark liver, with distinct markings that may be small or large depending on the particular dog. There are also some solid-colored dogs such as white and liver. This breed’s fur is semi-waterproof, allowing it to tolerate cold temperatures and dampness well while continuing to look dapper with regular grooming sessions every so often – though its shedding is minimal compared to other breeds’.

If handled with care, the French Spaniel can be an exceptional and active companion for younger children who learn how to properly interact with dogs. Fortunately, this breed is also remarkably healthy which helps ensure its average life expectancy of 11-13 years. So if you’re looking for a great family pet that’s both gentle and low maintenance then the French Spaniel may just be your perfect match!

  • Furlyfe Rank
  • Group AKC Foundation Stock
  • Origin France
  • Size Medium
  • Weight 44 to 55 pounds
  • Coat Length Medium
  • Coat Type Smooth
  • Colors Liver & White
  • Other Names Epagneul Francais, French Setter, Canadian Setter
  • Temperament Adaptable,Calm,Energetic,Intelligent,Loving,Tough

Breed Characteristics

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