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Braque Saint-Germain

History

The Braque Saint Germain is an old French dog breed that dates back to the 16th century. The variety was developed in the region of Saint Germain en Laye, just outside Paris. It was bred to be a versatile hunting dog, capable of hunting a variety of game such as partridges, pheasants and rabbits.

Although the Braque Saint Germain was once nearly extinct during World War I, the breed was saved and restored by dedicated breeders. Today it is still a rare breed, but it is becoming increasingly popular with hunters and dog enthusiasts.

Character

The Braque Saint Germain is an intelligent and affectionate dog with a friendly and loving nature. They are very social dogs that get along well with children and other pets. They have a natural tendency to please people and are easy to train.

These dogs need a lot of exercise and are happiest when they can run and play in the great outdoors. They make excellent hunting dogs and have a very well developed sense of smell which helps them track and retrieve game.

Health

In general, the Braque Saint Germain is a healthy breed. However, as with all dog breeds, there are certain health issues that breeders should be aware of. These may include hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, eye problems and epilepsy.

It is important to have the dog checked regularly by a veterinarian and to ensure that it is fed a balanced diet and is given adequate exercise to maintain optimum health.

Care

The Braque Saint Germain has a short, dense coat that requires little grooming. An occasional brushing is sufficient to remove loose hair and keep the coat in good condition.

The ears should be checked regularly for debris and infection, and the teeth cleaned to prevent gum disease. It is also important to trim the nails regularly to prevent them from getting too long and breaking.

The Braque Saint Germain is a beautiful dog with a great character and lots of energy. With proper care and attention, these dogs can grow into happy, healthy, and loyal companions for their owners.

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