Weight: 44 - 66 lbs.
Height: 20" - 23"
Life Span: 12 - 14 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: Epagneul Pont-Audemer
Category: Companion Dog
The Pont-audemer Spaniel is an active breed that requires several long walks and play sessions per day.
The Pont-audemer requires daily brushing to prevent matting.
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.""
Compatibility with Kids
Good with children.
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.
Known to be avid water dogs.