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Epagneul Picard


The Epagneul Picard, also known as the Picardy Spaniel, is a breed that has been bred in France for hundreds of years. The breed originated in the Picardy region and is one of the oldest French hunting dog breeds. It is possible that the Epagneul Picard originated from crosses between local dogs and Spanish and British hunting dogs.

The Epagneul Picard was used to hunt all kinds of game, from rabbits and hares to partridges and pheasants. The breed is known for its excellent nose and ability to find and hold game until the hunter arrives. Over the years, the breed has become popular with hunters around the world.


The Epagneul Picard is a friendly and lively dog ​​that loves attention. The breed is known for its excellent obedience, making it a great dog for families. The Epagneul Picard is also highly intelligent and learns new commands and tricks quickly.

Because of its original use as a hunting dog, the Epagneul Picard has a lot of energy and needs regular exercise to stay happy and healthy. It is important to remember that the breed has a strong prey drive and therefore should always be kept on a lead when out on walks.


In general, the Epagneul Picard is a healthy breed with no common health problems. However, as with all breeds, it's important to have regular vet checks and to make sure your dog is getting the right diet and exercise to stay healthy.

Some Epagneul Picards can be prone to eye problems and hip dysplasia. It is important to screen the parents for these conditions before purchasing a puppy.


The Epagneul Picard has a medium length coat that needs regular brushing to prevent tangles and mats. The breed sheds moderately and only needs to be bathed when absolutely necessary.

Because the Epagneul Picard has a lot of energy, he needs regular exercise to stay happy and healthy. Daily walks and playtime in the yard are essential to this breed's well-being.

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