At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 35 - 55 lbs.

Height: 22"

Life Span: 13 - 15 years

Braque du Bourbonnais Setter

Also know as: Bourbonnais Pointer

Group: Sporting

Origin: France

Today's Role: Gun Dog, Sporting

History and Facts: Named for the Bourbon region in France where it originated in the 1500s, this breed is quite rare today.

Temperament / Behavior
This breed is a calm, affectionate and intense hunter.

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

Special Needs
Exercise: The Braque du Bourbonnais Setter requires daily brisk exercise. This dog is not appropriate for city life or apartment dwellers.

Grooming: The Braque du Bourbonnais Setter needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing. Must check ears regularly.


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