The Barbet is a breed of dog; it is a medium-sized French water dog. It is listed in Group 8 (retrievers, flushing dogs, water dogs) by the Société Centrale Canine, the French Kennel Club and the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (International Canine Federation). The breed name comes from the French word barbe, which means 'beard'.
Also known as
This breed is also called Barbet, Barbet Dog as well as French Water Dog.
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