Springer Spaniel Dog Breed
Springer Spaniel Dog Classification:
Springer Spaniels were used to flush
and retriever birds.
Other Names: English Springer
Spaniel, Springer, Springer Spaniel,
Spaniel in Foreign Languages:
Navajo: lééchaa'í bijaashtélí
Scottish Gaelic: cù-eunaich
Spanish: perro de aguas
Origins: The original spaniels
started to appear as early as the 1600's.
Springer Spaniels and Cocker Spaniels
were considered the same breed until the
1800's. Springer Spaniels are larger than
Description: Springer Spaniels
have medium compact builds, long legs,
with feathering on the legs and tail.
Size: Springer Spaniels are medium
sized dogs. Springer Spaniel dogs weigh
40 to 55 lbs. Springer Spaniels stand
18 to 21 inches tall at their shoulder.
||45 - 55 lbs
||19 - 21 inches
||40 - 50 lbs
||18 - 20 inches
Coat: Springer Spaniels have medium
to long coats that are either flat or
wavy. Springer Spaniels are black or liver
with white markings or predominantly white
with black or liver markings; they can
also be tricolour: black and white or
liver and white with tan markings.
Disposition: Springer Spaniels
are agile, strong dogs with a high level
Type Dog: Springer Spaniels are
are classified as "gun dogs"
they are used to hunt and flush out gaming
Litter Size: Springer Spaniels
give birth to litters of 5 to 7 puppies.
Behavior: Springer Spaniels require
daily mental and physical stimulation.
They are tireless workers. They are easy
to train and quick to learn but they can
Traits: Energetic, inquisitive,
agile, affectionate, and easy-going.
Country of Origin: England
Life Span: Springer Spaniel dogs
typically live 12 to 14 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
CKC, KC (UK), NZKC, UKC