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English Springer Spaniel

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English Springer Spaniel
Photographer: Eric Carruthers

English Springer Spaniel
Photographer: Eric Carruthers

UK KC Classification Gundog
Country of Origin UK
Date of Origin 1600s
Height 48 - 51 cm (19 - 20 inches)
Weight 22 - 24 Kgs (49 - 53 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

English Springer Spaniels are strong, compact and active dogs. They are coloured liver and white, black and white or either of the two with tan markings.


English Springer Spaniels are friendly dogs that have a happy disposition.


If you are considering an English Springer Spaniel as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for urban living
They thrive in cold climates
They are easy to obedience train
They require a lot of grooming
They need a lot of physical exercise

Interesting Facts

English Springer Spaniels are the oldest strain of gun dog and they are used to find, flush and retrieve game.

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