Epagneul St. Usuge

Life expectancy

14 years

Age adult

22 months

Height (Shoulder height)

50 cm


14 kg

Coat texture

medium length / smooth / tail feathered

Coat color

brown,brown-gray,brown with grey patches

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Food expenses per month in €

about € 36

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Needs a garden

Rather not

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather yes

First dog suitable

Rather yes

Allergy friendly

Rather not


Very atletic


Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


friendly / balanced / active / likes hunting / gentle / loves water / reliable

Bred for

pointing dog

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The Epagneul St. Usuge likes to work in swamps, water and thicket, as well as forests and fields. He should be used for hunting, and can be a friendly family-dog. He is the smallest of all the French pointing dogs.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.