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Bracque Saint- Germain


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The St. Germain Setter, or Bracque Saint-Germain, is a pointing dog also known by the name Compiegne Setter. According to De la Rue, in Les Chiens d’Arret Francais et Anglais, "The Two Pointers Miss and Stop, which the Count de Girardin had bought in England for King Charles X, had yellow spots of large size; graceful, the ears attained high on the head, with black palate and nose, these two types had great elegance of form… These dogs were given to the Baron de Larminat, who was inspector of the forest of Compiegne. Stop died a short time later and the Baron de Larminat sent the bitch to the Count de l’Aigle at Tracy, as he had a handsome pointer named Zamor. Miss produced seven puppies and four of these were given to the Compiegne forest wardens: the latter, transferred to Saint-Germain, took their dogs with them."

From that time on, the white-orange dog included the words St.-Germain in its name.


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