Epagneul Bleu de Picardie

The Blue Picardy Spaniel (or Épagneul Bleu de Picardie) is a dog breeds originating from France. The Blue Picardy Spaniel was first recorded in the 1870s. They were bred from the English Setter and the Picardy Spaniel in the Somme, Authi and Canache valley of Picardy, in France. When the Spaniel Club was founded in 1907 the different breeds of Spaniel were categorised. The Picard Spaniel and Blue Picardy Spaniel Club was formed in 1921.

Epagneul Bleu de Picardie Appearance

The Blue Picardy Spaniel is around 22 to 24 inches (56–61 cm) high at the withers and weighs 45 pounds (20.5 kilograms) on average. Their coat is speckled grey black forming a bluish shade, with some black patches. It is flat or a little wavy with feathering on the ears, legs, underside and tail. They have long legs with some setter characteristics. They look more like a setter than a spaniel.

Epagneul Bleu de Picardie Temperament

The Blue Picardy Spaniel is a sporting dog and is very active, requiring regular exercise. They are gentle and calm in nature and are adaptable to other animals. They are good and playful with children. They are good watch dogs who will defend their family if they need to.

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