The Barbet is a medium-sized, rare, rustic French water dog breed. They are known for their dense curly coat. It is believe that this breed is originated from France in 16th century.
After World War II, the barbet breed became almost extinct, but a few dedicated breeders helped save the breed. The breed was avowed by the American Kennel Club on January 1, 2020.
Fun fact of Barbet puppies
The word “barbet” is pronounced as “bar-bay” and it comes from the French word “barbe“, meaning beard, because of the dog’s bearded face.
Although these are a rare species, the appearance of these dogs is certainly one of the best. They stand proud and strong, even though they are seen playing in the mud. Usually they are a friendly and fun-loving breed. Barbet is a great choice if you are looking for a new child friendly and family pet dog.