Braque Saint - Germain

USD $1000-$1200 Price Avg.

Gun Dog



Breed Type



11-14 years


Breed Information

Group Gun Dog
Popularity/Rank 461
Origin France
Other Names Braque Saint-Germain, Saint Germain Pointer
Breed Type Purebred
Price (Avg.) USD $1000-$1200
How much does it cost to buy a Braque Saint - Germain?
Braque Saint - Germain are usually priced differently from breeder to breeder and from place to place. As a rough guide, you can expect to pay between $1000 to $1200 if you purchase your dog from a reputable breeder. The price will increase if the dog has a fantastic pedigree. Dogs that already have basic training maybe even more expensive. But, most Braque Saint - Germains can be adopted through a shelter for a lower fee.
Size Medium
Weight Male: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg),
Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg)
Height Male: 22-26 inches (56-66 cm),
Female: 20-24 inches (51-61 cm)
Lifespan 11-14 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
Purpose Companion
Date of Origin 19th century
Ancestry French

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Fine, Glossy, Thick
Coat Colors Dull white with orange (fawn) markings
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Hazel, Amber, Brown, Blue, Green, Black
Nose Color Possibilities Black, Brown, Tan, White, Grey, Red, Fawn, Cream
Coat Color Possibilities Fawn, White, Black, Gray, Sable, Red, Brindle, Blue, Silver, Tan
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Medium
Coat Texture Double-Coated
Recommended Brushes Slicker brush, Pin brush, Undercoat rake, Shedding blade, Nail clippers, Grooming scissors, Dematting comb, Grooming mitt, Grooming spray, Ear cleaner.
Brushing Frequency 2-3 times per week

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Hard working, Loyal, Obedient
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly Yes
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners Yes
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Health Problems Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS), Aortic Stenosis, Cancer, Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, Deafness, Demodectic Mange, Dental Problems, Elbow Dysplasia, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Hip Dysplasia, Progre
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
Drooling tendency
Activity Level High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 30 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 60 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 3 to 4.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 2.5 cups
Daily Cost $50-$100
Monthly Cost $100-$200


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Braque Saint - Germain have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 6-8 puppies (Once a year.)


The Braque Saint-Germain is a medium-sized breed of gun dog that originated in France. It is a versatile hunting dog, used for pointing and retrieving game. The breed has a distinctive appearance, with its long ears and short muzzle. It has an athletic build and is known for its intelligence and loyalty.

Appearance: The Braque Saint-Germain has a strong, muscular body with long legs and a deep chest. Its head is broad with long ears that hang down to the sides of its face. Its muzzle is short and square, with dark eyes that are set wide apart. Its coat can be either short or medium length, usually in shades of brown or black with white markings on the chest, feet, and tail tip.

Lifespan: The average lifespan of the Braque Saint-Germain is between 12 to 14 years when properly cared for.

Size & Weight: The Braque Saint-Germain stands at an average height of 22 to 24 inches (56 to 61 cm) tall at the shoulder and weighs between 40 to 55 pounds (18 to 25 kg).

Colors: The most common colors seen in this breed are browns, blacks, whites, tans, grays, blues or fawns; however they can also come in other colors such as reds or sables as well as brindles or merles.

Personality: This breed is known for being intelligent and loyal; they are eager learners who thrive on positive reinforcement training methods such as clicker training or reward based systems like treats or praise words from their owners/trainers/handlers etc.. They have an independent streak but still remain obedient when given clear commands from their owners/trainers/handlers etc.. They are also very affectionate towards their families but can be wary around strangers until they get used to them over time; this makes them excellent watchdogs too!

Friendliness: This breed gets along well with other dogs if socialized properly from puppyhood onwards; they may even become best friends if given enough time together! They also get along well with children if raised around them since puppyhood; however it’s important not to leave young children unsupervised around any dog regardless of size or breed type due to potential safety risks involved! As far as other animals go – cats included – these dogs tend to do best when raised alongside them since puppyhood so that they learn how to interact appropriately without any issues arising later on down the line!

Temperament: This breed tends to have an even temperament overall; they are alert yet gentle natured dogs who love spending time outdoors playing fetch games or going on walks/hikes etc.. They do need plenty of mental stimulation though so it’s important not just give them physical exercise but also provide plenty of mental stimulation too through interactive toys like Kongs filled with treats etc., puzzle games etc., obedience classes etc., agility courses etc., scent work activities etc..

Health: Generally speaking this breed does not suffer from any major health issues although some minor ones may occur such as hip dysplasia which can be managed through proper dieting & exercise regimes plus regular vet checkups every 6 months (or more often if needed). Other than that these dogs tend not be prone towards any major illnesses so long as their diet & exercise needs are met regularly throughout their lifetime!

Adaptability Level & Benefits As Pets : These dogs adapt quite easily into new environments provided there’s enough mental stimulation available for them - whether it’s through interactive toys like Kongs filled with treats etc., puzzle games etc., obedience classes etc., agility courses etc., scent work activities - plus regular physical exercise too such as going on walks/hikes each day! As far as benefits go – these dogs make excellent family pets due to their loyal nature plus they make great watchdogs too due their alertness towards strangers until familiarized over time!


The Braque Saint-Germain is a breed of gun dog that was once popular in France. The breed is named after the Saint-Germain region in France, where the breed was developed. The Braque Saint-Germain is a descendant of the French pointer and the English setter. The breed was developed in the 19th century and was used for hunting game birds such as quail and partridge. The Braque Saint-Germain is a medium sized dog with a short coat that is typically white with brown or black markings. The breed has a long head and muzzle, and long ears that hang down close to the head. The Braque Saint-Germain has a reputation for being an excellent hunter and retriever.

The Braque Saint-Germain was once one of the most popular breeds of gun dogs in France. However, the breed almost became extinct due to World War I and World War II. During these wars, many dogs were killed or used for other purposes such as military work. After the wars, there were very few Braque Saint-Germains left in France. In order to save the breed, some Frenchmen went to America and bred the few remaining dogs with American pointer dogs. This created a new strain of Braque Saint-Germains that were more robust and had better hunting abilities than their French counterparts.

The new strain of Braque Saint-Germains became popular in America and were used by many hunters. However, they were not recognized as a separate breed by any major kennel club until 1984 when they were finally recognized by the United Kennel Club (UKC). Today, the Braque Saint-Germain is still used as a hunting dog but is also kept as a pet by many people.