The most energetic breed of dogs is named as Brittany Spaniels but Americans use to call it by the name of Brittany more often since 1982. These dogs are wonderful family companions and works like hunting dogs for hunters with energy level higher than all other varieties.
The name Brittany has been originated from Northwest France where Celtic area is popular for earlier Brittany breed. The paintings as well as tapestries of 17th century tells about presence of Brittany in that era but the trading of dogs between different countries was carried by hunters for years and that is why so many breeds of same type have been developed later on. With time Brittany became the most popular breed of France as well as Europe and later it spread into many other countries. As like many other animals, Brittany breed of dogs suffered huge decline after World War 2 and later the black spotted dogs were also allowed to be considered under this section of hunting dogs; but black spotted breed is still not accepted worldwide. Size of this dog generally varies up to 20 ½ inches raging from 17 ½ inches tall whereas in terms of weight it may go up to 40 pounds.
Brittany dogs usually stay happy but are always alert that is why they are more suitable for hunting needs. These dogs can become single minded when it is time to chase birds; other times they are happy with people and enjoy time with them. In addition to being highly active and energetic, these dogs are smart also but to stay like this they need regular exercises as well as mental stimulation related activities. Brittany is one of the highly socialized animals that can gain knowledge of different things when exposed to sound, sights, people and other experiences.
If we talk about health then Brittany use to stay healthy most of the times; if you are able to find a good animal out of this breed then you will definitely not find him ill in his long life span. So many foundations are working for providing health instructions of these dogs and some medications are clinically tested and verified for their health. With seasonal changes, it is observed that dogs start producing noticeable smell so prefer to consult experts time to time in order to keep them healthy and safe all the time.
These dogs are the most wonderful companion of family members and their loving behavior is always welcomed. You have to add care to their grooming as per seasonal changes so that they can look stylish while staying healthy. It is better to shave hairs in peak summer season so that they can stay away from diseases caused by too much heat production in body whereas in winter season they will love to stay protected with long fluffy hairs. Clip his nails time to time to let him feel more relaxed and always prefer to use quality product for their grooming needs.