Barbet Dog Breed
Barbet Dog Classification: Barbets
are sporting dog that are used as retrievers.
Other Names: French Water Dog,
Griffon d'Arret a Poil Laineux,
Barbet in Foreign Languages:
Origins: Barbet were initially
bred in France to retrieve water fowl,
they also were known to retrieve the fallen
arrows of hunters who missed their targets.
Description: Barbets are water
dogs with curly coats and a solid build.
Barbets are sturdy medium sized dogs.
Size: Barbets are medium sized
dogs they weigh between 30 and 60 lbs.
Barbets stand 20 to 25 inches at the shoulder.
||30 - 50 lbs
||21 - 25 inches tall
||40 - 60
||20 - 23
Coat: Barbets have a thick woolly
coat, that is curly or wavy. Barbets are
solid colored they are either black, black
and white, fawn, grey, pale fawn, white
or brown. Barbets may occasionally have
white chest spots and white paws or legs
on black or brown coated dogs.
Disposition: Barbets are intelligent
and obedient. They are good family dogs.
Type Dog: Barbets are water retrievers
and sporting dogs.
Litter Size: Barbets give birth
to litters with 6 to 9 puppies.
Behavior: Barbets are quick to
learn, and easy to train. Barbets are
intelligent and want to please.
Traits: Goofy, obedient, companionable,
joyful, and intelligent.
Country of Origin: France
Life Span: Barbets typically live
13 to 15 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, CKC,