This mud-loving imp from France is a fine hunter and family companion

Vital Stats

Height: 20.5 to 25 inches at shoulder
Weight: 37 to 62 pounds
Coat: long and woolly
Life span: 13 to 15 years

This woolly sporting dog is fun-loving and smart. He was bred for retrieving waterfowl for hunters–and has the webbed feet to prove it–but he’s also a talented agility competitor in his native France. Full Barbet profile on
[usrlist “Affectionate with family:4” “Compatible with kids:4” “Energy Level:4” “Intelligence:4” “Mouthiness:4” “Ease of training:4” “Need for exercise:3” “Sensitivity:3” “Tendency to bark or howl:3” “Watchdog ability:3” “Apartment appropriate:3” “Drooling potential:2” “Ease at being home alone:2” “Easy to groom:1” ]