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Braque du Puy

Origin France
GroupExtinct
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Other Names
What other names does the Braque du Puy have? The breed also known as...
Braque Dupuy, Dupuy Pointer, Du Puy Pointer
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
Price
How much does the Braque du Puy puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it?
Unavailable
Unfortunately the Braque du Puy is an extinct dog breed, so there isn’t any available price range or breeder in the world for purchasing this breed.

General Appearance

Size
What is the Braque du Puy's size? How big is this dog?
Large
Weight
How much does the Braque du Puy weigh?
50-60 pounds (22.5-27 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of this canine?
55 pounds (25 kg)
Height
How tall is the Braque du Puy?
26-28 inches (65-72 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido?
26 inches (66.5 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Braque du Puy have? What does this canine coat look like?
Glossy
Colors
What color is the Braque du Puy's coat? What color is a proper this fido coat?
Orange & WhiteLiver and White
Grooming
How to groom the Braque du Puy and how often?
Effortless: The Braque du Puy requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. Braque du Puy is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Braque du Puys shed? How to control, reduce and prevent this canine shedding?
Braque du Puys shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car covered by dog hair. Braque du Puys could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Braque du Puy have?
HuntingFastEnthusiasticObedientIntelligent
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Braque du Puy?
Smart: Braque du Puy's intelligence is above average. Tricks and commands can be trained easily. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions. This breed obeys for the first command 70% of the time or better.
Trainability
Are Braque du Puys easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Braque du Puys are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful dog breed is this dog?
Braque du Puys, like any other average dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark as excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive is it?
They are a little bit more emotional than other dog breeds. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Braque du Puys don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Braque du Puys are loving and affectionate dogs. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does need this dog?
Braque du Puys need for social interaction is average. This breed likes being around people or other animals, but they don't mind being left alone for a few hours either.
Barking
Do Braque du Puys bark a lot? Why does my dog bark?
Low: The Braque du Puy barks none to minimal. Perfect choice if you prefer a quiet breed. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Are Braque du Puys good watchdogs?
Braque du Puys are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog. They aren't territorial and protective about their property, so they won't alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Does this canine have an aggressive/protective behavior of their territory/property?
Braque du Puys can't provide protection for their territory. It's better to leave them out from the duty of protection your valuables and property.
Biting Potential
How likely are you to get bite from this dog? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Braque du Puy has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Braque du Puy do? How big is the mouthiness potential of this breed?
Braque du Puys have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not an aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Braque du Puys need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Braque du Puy to run away? This dog wanderlust potential:
Wanderlust potential of the Braque du Puy is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive?
Braque du Puys have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Braque du Puys are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on leash.
Apartment Friendly
Are Braque du Puys good apartment dogs? Can they live in a flat?
Braque du Puys are apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walks outside they don't require a big garden.
Adaptability
Are they adaptive and easy to handle?
Braque du Puys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they good with strangers? Are they friendly with strangers?
Braque du Puys are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Braque du Puys kid-friendly dogs? Are they good with young children?
Braque du Puys are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Braque du Puys get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido temperament with cats?
Braque du Puys are average friendly dogs towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Are they dog-friendly with other dogs? How well do Braque du Puys get along with dogs? What is this canine temperament with dogs?
Braque du Puys are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Braque du Puy can be a great choice.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Are they healthy breed? Do Braque du Puys have health problems?
Braque du Puys are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Life Expectancy
How long do Braque du Puys live? What is this dog average life span?
12-13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Braque du Puy breed hypoallergenic?
No
Braque du Puys don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Braque du Puy have? How high is the energy level of this fido?
Braque du Puys have a lower energy level than other dogs. If you live a chilled life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Braque du Puys require per day?
Braque du Puys have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Braque du Puys like sleeping so they do sleep a lot. They're not the most active dog breed. If you live an active life, this breed can be a bad choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Braque du Puy need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? The risk for obesity:
Average. The Braque du Puy has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Braque du Puy's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate cold and hot weather?
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Low
The Braque du Puy has a low chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Do they drool? How much does it drool?
The Braque du Puy is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Braque du Puy could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimal compared to others, just like the Braque du Puy. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog pregnancy last? How long does it take to have a few puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Braque du Puy: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Braque du Puy have a litter? Twice a year (maximum)
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Braque du Puy have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
3-8 puppies

Advantages

  • Grooming: Effortless: The Braque du Puy requires minimal grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Braque du Puys shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling tendency: The Braque du Puy is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Braque du Puy's intelligence is above average.
  • Barking: Low: The Braque du Puy barks none to minimal.
  • Mouthiness: Braque du Puys have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Apartment Friendly: Braque du Puys are apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Adaptability: Braque du Puys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.

Disadvantages

  • Hypoallergenic: Braque du Puys don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Stinkiness: The Braque du Puy has a low chance of bad smell.
  • Watchdog Ability: Braque du Puys are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
  • Territorial: Braque du Puys can't provide protection for their territory.

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