The Brittany is a stylish, joyful dog that is often considered hyperactive. But overall it is one of the best family dogs. 


The Brittany is the breed of bird dog bred basically for bird hunting. Brittanys were created in Brittany, a province of northwest France, between the seventeenth and nineteenth century, got recognized at the start of the twentieth. There are French Brittanys and also American Brittanys.

Physical Appearance

Brittanys are not highly coated dogs. They’ve thick or curly hair that are never wavy, silky, and wiry. You will see a slight feathering around the legs and ears; however, not a lot that the Brittany might have problems making its way with dense brushes.


17.5 to 20.5 inches


30 to 40 lbs.


12 to 14 years


  • Cautious
  • Agile
  • Fast
  • Adaptable 
  • Smart
  • Joyful

Susceptible Diseases

  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Thyroid problems
  • Epileptic Seizures

Care and Grooming

Brittany shed moderately; however, they usually need to be brushed once or twice weekly; baths are mandatory every 3 to 4 months. Except if the dog gets smelly or dirty.