The Braque Saint German resembles are rather long legged English Pointer with a pink nose and yellow eyes.
The History Of The Braque Saint Germain
The Braque Saint Germain is also known as the St. Germain Pointer. They originated in France during the 1700's.
This breed is said to have been created by King Charles X of France when he crossed an orange and white English Pointer with a Braque Francais. It was used for hunting large game and concentrated in the St. Germain locality. Even in France it is a rare breed.
Description Of The Braque Saint Germain
The long tail is carried horizontally and is not altered, while its hanging ears, set at eye level are similarly not altered.
This breed averages 20 - 24 inches in height at the shoulder and weighs some 40 - 57 pounds.
Coat & Grooming
The color is always white with a few bright orange patches and is short, thick and glossy. The coat does not provide much insulation when wet, so the dog is not used for water retrieving. Minimal grooming is required.
The Braque Saint Germain is generally very healthy. They may be subject to hip dysplasia.
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A rare breed and finding a puppy in the U.S. will be difficult.
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