Central Indiana Kennel Club
The story of the Barbet is long and impressive. References to the breed are throughout history, doing various jobs, with various historical lineage, yet always referenced with respect and admiration. After so many centuries of serving man in so many capacities, the Barbet is not a common nor well known breed. The victim of the vagaries of the history, he helped shape, the Barbet was nearly extinct after WW1. Through the efforts of a very devoted few, this old breed is slowly being reborn as a dog for the future.
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