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Saint -German Setter

Size: Medium

Weight: 40 - 57 lbs

Height: 20" - 24"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

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

Origin: St. Germain area of France

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Companion

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

No special exercise requirements.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.

Temperament

The Braque Saint-Germain is rather reserved with strangers, yet obedient and loyal to its owner. The breed tends to be quiet, gentle and a willing worker.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.

History

The Braque Saint-Germain was created when King Charles X of France crossed an orange and white English Pointer with a Braque Francais. It produced a dog similar to a pointing breed with short, fine hair that is white with orange marks. This was the foundation of the breed.