Blue Picardy Spaniel

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Blue Picardy Spaniel
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A Blue Picardy Spaniel
Other namesÉpagneul Bleu de Picardie
Common nicknamesBleu Picard
OriginFrance
Classification / standards
FCI standard
Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)

The Blue Picardy Spaniel (or Épagneul Bleu de Picardie in French) is a medium size gundog of the type called Spaniels. This breed was developed in France around the start of the 20th century.[1][2]

Colour[change | change source]

The colour of this dog is always a grey and black specked colour that looks like it is really blue.[1][3]

Temperment[change | change source]

The Blue Picardy Spaniel is usually a happy dog that is gentle with children and gets along well with other dogs. The love their work as hunters but also love to play. They need planty of exercise.[4][3]

Popularity[change | change source]

Although this dog originated in France, it is now more popular as a hunting dog in Canada.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Epagneul Bleu de Picardie". United Kennel Club. Retrieved 12 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "European Gundog Breeds: French Spaniels". Irish Field Sports.com. Archived from the original on May 7, 2008. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Blue Picardy Spaniel". vetstreet.com. Retrieved 12 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Blue Picardy Spaniel". petguide.com. Retrieved 12 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)