The new must have pet: The Barbet
The ultimate outdoor sporting dog that loves water, the Barbet is set to become the latest must-have pet.
Thinking of owning one? We have listed 5 interesting facts about the Barbet (pronounced Bar-bay).
- The barbet originated from France and can be dated back to the 14th century.
- Crufts have bestowed their blue-blooded hallmark to the Barbet, describing the breed as ‘intelligent, active and friendly’.
- There are currently only 140 Barbets in the UK but this is set to rise!
- Barbets seldom shed and are great for people with allergies, however regular brushing and grooming will prevent the coat from matting.
- The Barbet does become very attached to its owners and can suffer from separation anxiety.
It’s no wonder the Barbet is set to become a favourite pet and we hope to see one soon in the salon!