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At A Glance


Size: Medium

Weight: 44 - 66 lbs.

Height: 20" - 23"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Pont-audemer Spaniel

Also know as: Epagneul Pont-Audemer

Group: Sporting

Origin: France

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: Thought to have originated in the 19th century in the Pont-Audemer region of France. This breed has Poodle, Barbet and old Spaniel ancestry. The breed nearly became extinct after World War II but was revived by breeding with the Irish Water Spaniel.

Temperament / Behavior
The Pont-Audemer Spaniel is a gentle, affectionate breed that thrives on work. Fun-loving and easily trained, this breed is nicknamed the "Clowns of the Marshes."

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Special Needs
Exercise: The Pont-audemer Spaniel is an active breed that requires several long walks and play sessions per day.

Grooming: The Pont-audemer requires daily brushing to prevent matting.

 

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