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Pont-audemer Spaniel

Size: Medium

Weight: 44 - 66 lbs.

Height: 20" - 23"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: France

Also Known As: Epagneul Pont-Audemer

Group: Sporting

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

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

Grooming Needs

The Pont-audemer requires daily brushing to prevent matting.

Temperament

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.

History

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.

Pet Facts

Known to be avid water dogs.