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Drentse Partridge Dog

Size: Medium

Weight: 45 - 50 lbs.

Height: 22" - 25"

Life Span: 12 - 13 years

Health Problems: Progressive retinal atrophy

Origin: Netherlands

Also Known As: Dutch Partridge Dog, Drentsche Patrijshond

Group: Pointers

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Drentse Partridge Dog requires daily brisk exercise and room to roam. This dog loves to fetch and swim.

Grooming Needs

Routine brushing and combing and occasional bathing is required for your Drentse Partridge Dog.

Temperament

This is a sensitive, gentle, obedient breed that makes a good watchdog and loving companion. This breed loves water and enjoys swimming.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.

History

The Dutch Partridge Dog was developed in the Middle Ages as a hunting dog. It is thought to be of Spaniel heritage.

Pet Facts

This breed is rarely seen outside of the Netherlands. In fact, only about 500 puppies are born each year.