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Barbet Info

Barbet Breed Information

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Lifespan: 13-15 years Height: 20-25" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 6-9 pups
Group: Sporting Weight: 35-60 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Barbet is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 35 lbs that can reach 60 lbs. It is officially part of the Sporting group and recognized by the FCI. Some critical information for potential owners. The Barbet breed has a typical lifespan of 13 to 15 years, Long hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Barbet should know that the average litter size is between 6 to 9 puppies.

Barbet Breed Characteristics

Group Sporting Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin France Easy to Train yes
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands yes
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs large
Intelligent yes Grooming Requirements daily
Barks yes Dangerous no

Barbet Temperament

great companion, intelligent, and obedient. Good family dog

Health Problems

ear infections, hip dysplasia, hernias, undescended testicles, undershot/overshot bites, and epilepsy

Barbet Coat

long curly or wavy and waterproof

Barbet Dog Colors

black, brown, gray, fawn, white

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