The French Pointer is a very good hunting dog. When properly utilized, he is a pleasant and quiet roommate in the house. It has good guarding qualities and reliably reports suspicious movements with distinctive barking. The persistent hunting dog has very good smelling skills and is versatile. He tracks down birds and other wild species and indicates them with the typical pointing behavior.
As with all dog breeds, general statements are not possible. Hunting dogs need meaningful employment and have different needs than, for example, a poodle.
Ideally, it belongs in the hands of a hunter or very sporty people who can steer their natural hunting instinct in the right direction. With proper training, he makes a good family and companion dog.
Attending a good dog school is recommended.
The high need for the exercise of this agile dog breed should be considered. Short walks don’t keep the Epagneul Bleu de Picardie busy and a dog that isn’t busy can quickly cause problems