The English Springer Spaniel is a cheerful pet. Here is your informative A-list of English Springer Spaniel. They are also known as Springer Spaniel. This dog breed was originated from England in 1600s. It is an ancient dog breed and the ancestor of Spaniel breeds. English Springer Spaniels were used to be hunting dog, they assist hunter to flush or “spring” birds from tree. The Cocker Spaniel and the English Springer Spaniel was used to born in same litter. The Cocker Spaniel was used to hunt woodcock. The Kennel Club of England recognized the English Springer Spaniel as distinct breed in 1902. The English Springer Spaniel was recognized by American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1910. Today, Springer is a popular companion pet.
Facts about English Springer Spaniel
- Temperament – The English Springer Spaniel is affectionate, brave, energetic, friendly, gentle, highly intelligent and obedient. They are easy to train and get along with children or other pets. Socialize English Springer Spaniel puppies at early age are good for them. They thrive on human companionship; do not leave them alone for long period. They will become destructive and mischievous. English Springer Spaniels enjoy playing water. They have strong protective instincts and they are excelling in agility, tracking and retrieving.
- Appearance – The English Springer Spaniel has a medium-sized body. They have a strong head and they come with a pair of oval-shaped medium-sized eyes. The long ears are hanging close to the cheeks and the nose is in liver or black color. The Springer Spaniel has a long and muscular neck. The skull is about the same length as the muzzle. The chest is deep and the ribs are springing gradually. They have strong legs and the feet are round. The tail is usually docked. The English Springer Spaniel has a double coat. The outer coat is wavy whereas the under coat is dense. The coat is in medium length. There are a fringe covered on chest, ears and legs.
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English Springer Spaniel Breed Information
|Height||46-56 cm (male and female)|
|Weight||18-25 kg (male and female)|
|Colour||Black or liver roan, black or liver with white|
|Group||Gun Dog Breed|
|Life Span||12 – 14 years|
|Litter Size||Average 5 – 8 puppies|
|Exercise Ability||Daily walk is needed. Let them play around at fenced yard|
|Grooming Requirements||Weekly brushing is needed. Use dry shampoo when necessary. This dog breed is an average shedder|
|Recognition||CKC, FCI, APRI, DRA, NKC, AKC, ACR, ANKC, UKC, KCGB, NZKC, CET, DRA, CCR|
The common health issue for English Springer Spaniel is prone to hip dysplasia or progressive retinal atrophy (PRA). Here is a list of cute dog names for your English Springer Spaniel puppy.
If you are interested in this dog breed, you may look for English Springer Spaniel adoption from English Springer Spaniel rescue or look for English Springer Spaniels for sale from English Springer Spaniel breeders.