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Our Ria WIll Be Our Next Mother!
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We are excited to share that Ria (GCHS Fairytale's Ria Verde) will be the mother of our next litter. Timing will be guided by mother nature but we expect it to be early - mid 2025. While the choice of the sire is still on-going, we will be expecting black and tawny puppies who will - once again - look and behave like our Fairytale family briards.
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If interested, please contact me at fairytalebriards@gmail.com

The briard was the all around farm dog in France. He should be healthy and easy to care for. Our dogs have all their health clearances and the same is required from the studs or bitches that I may use/lease. We believe in a dog that is true to its original type and utilitarian origins: It is a solid worker that has the structure, the coat and the stamina to spend all day in the field doing his job. A Briard is to be strong, smart and level headed. It is not a glamorous dog even though he has lots of elegance with his long coat and easy trot. He is also the most loyal and devoted companion to his family. Continuously learning from the heritage that long time breeders have created, I try to breed with the same spirit, building on the shoulders of these same breeders and the dogs who offer this assurance generation after generation.

What to expect from my dogs: Dogs from our breedings have the type you see in our dogs. They have lots of substance and the very exact head a briard should have, as described in the breed standards (AKC and FCI). They have the coarse coat texture that is often not seen in briards anymore. This makes for a much easier care and gives that very elegant look to the dogs. I have all three colors, black, grey and tawny. Overall, I like a dog, with deep and wide chest, good angulations and alignment, balance standing and moving, a good topline, big head, long neck, proud and alert stance, and moving with a nice open gait. This is what I try to produce.

To see pictures of typical puppies from our home, please click here.

I am an American Kennel Club Breeder of Merit

If you consider a briard puppy, please read Hugo's story.

After seeing our dogs or website, fairly often people ask if we only sell to show homes. Well, quite the opposite ! We much rather our babies to go in great homes where they have the opportunity to be a wonderful companion to their family and enjoy life with dedicated owners. This is what is important, not that they are shown. Historically, almost all our puppies have gone to non-show homes. if someone wants to show their puppy, that is fine but certainly not a requirement.

Serious inquiries from great homes are welcome.
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