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French Spaniel Breed Information

French spaniel was developed in France around the year 1600, and was bred from, Dutch Patridge, and also German small Munster lander. They were used as hunting dogs, mainly to hunt birds. This is a rare breed and cannot be found outside France. They have an average sized head. Their teeth form either scissor bite or level bite. Their ears are low hung and are covered with featherings. They have a muscular oval shaped head, which is of medium length. They are deep chested, and have long tail, which tappers at the end. The coat covering the body of this breed is dense, with lots of featherings at tail, belly and also ears. They are available in different colours varying from, tan, brown, white and black, in different combination. They are very smart, intelligent and friendly. They are affectionate and also love staying close to their master. They should be trained by a calm and also confident trainer. They are good hunters and also easily adapts in both dry and wet terrines. They have excellent sense of smell, and hence are outstanding trackers. They are courageous and also fearless. They are comfortable with other dogs. The average height and also weight of healthy male border terriers are 56 cm to 63 cm, and 20 kg to 25 kg respectively. The average height and weight of a female border terrier is 55 cm to 60 cm and 19 kg to 24 kg respectively. They are not suitable for apartment life as they are very active and also energetic. They at least need a yard to run around and be happy. If they are not provided with sufficient energy they will become destructive in nature. The owners should be careful not to get French spaniels bored. They should be taken out for daily walks and jogs. This breed requires no additional grooming then daily brushing and combing. They should be bathed once in every month. Their ears should be regularly checked for any signs of infections. This breed is generally healthy, but can be easily affected by skin infections. The average life expectancy of this breed is 10 years to 15 years.

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