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

Summary
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 DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Average:
3.1 out of 5 stars (3.1 / 5)