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Epagneul Breton


The Epagneul Breton, also known as the Breton Spaniel, originated in Brittany, a region in northwestern France. The breed was originally bred for hunting birds and small game. It is a versatile hunting dog that can work both on land and in water.

The breed was first recognized in 1907 by the Société Centrale Canine and since then it has become one of the most popular hunting dog breeds in the world.


The Epagneul Breton is a friendly, intelligent and energetic dog. The breed is known for its loyal and devoted nature. It makes a great companion dog and is often good with children.

Because of their hunting instincts, Epagneul Bretons need a lot of exercise and love to be outside. They are also highly intelligent and can be trained well.


In general, Epagneul Bretons are generally healthy dogs, but like all dog breeds, they can suffer from certain health conditions. Some common health issues in the breed include hip dysplasia, eye problems and skin allergies.

To keep your Epagneul Breton healthy, it's important to see the vet regularly for checkups and vaccinations and to make sure they're fed a balanced diet.


The Epagneul Breton has a dense coat that needs regular brushing to prevent tangles. It is also important to keep the dog's ears clean to prevent infections.

The breed needs a lot of exercise and regular walks to prevent them from becoming bored and destructive.

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