The word ‘cobby’ is in the opinion of the Committee the main essence of the breed, and has now been accepted as a term utilised by the Kennel Club.
All shades of brown eyes are acceptable, so long as they are in harmony with the coat colour.
‘Slightly sloping’ is intended to define that the topline is not perfectly flat, nor with a ‘setter-like’ slope.
‘Moderate bend’ intended to mean not TOO bent.
The Brittany gait is unlike any other gundog, and it should be emphasised that it is a short, quick movement.
More and more vets are refusing to dock tails, and as a result more Brittanys are being seen with long tails. However, the present standard states a ‘naturally tail-less, short, or customarily docked’ tail, and whether docked or natural should be set high, carried horizontally or slightly lower .
Roan to apply to all colours and to tri-colours
An IDEAL height is given in the Standard, in France there is a tolerance of 1 cm either way