Is an
English Springer Spaniel the best pet dog or puppy to suit your lifestyle.

English Springer Spaniel

Choosing a English Springer Spaniel as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

Sturdy medium sized energetic dog makes a loyal family member.Large floppy ears and a medium length coat, some feathering on ears and lower body
Suitable Owners

Energetic owners (especially families) who likes long wals and who enjoys training these intelligent res[pnsive dogs.
Origins

Originally used to "spring" game for hunters
Dog Group - Kennel Club:

 Gundog
Coat:

 Medium length, close coat with medium feathering on legs, ears and lower body
Grooming:

 May need frequent brushing especially after walks. does shed hair which can easily be controlled by brushing.
Average Height:

 46-48 cms 18-19 ins.
Average Weight:

 16-20kg. 35-45 lbs.
Colour:

 Black and white or Liver and white both with tan markings
Temperament:

 A great all-round family dog . Affectionate, friendly, active and enthusiastic, Highly intelligent and easy to train. Good with other animals and children, forms close bond with the whole family and if they get plenty of exercise are prepared to snooze at home if left alone.
 Exercise:

 Needs plenty of exercise (the more the better) can tend to do it's own thing due to it's inquisitive nature but also enjoys games.
Average Lifespan: 

12- 14 years
Possible Disadvantages

High energy level needing lots of exercise

Potential Health Concerns



Hip dyplaxia, epilepsy, eye problems
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