English Springer Spaniel

The tallest of the Spaniels, English springer spaniels were bred to be working hunting partners. Till date, they have a strong desire to be with people and to be working. Energetic and obedient, this breed is intelligent and is easy to train. The English springer spaniel needs ample exercise. These dogs are hardy and make for good watchdogs, offering a loud  bark. Springers shed moderately all year long, and regular brushing will also help keep loose hair off your clothes and furniture. Many English Springer Spaniel owners take their dogs to a professional groomer every two to three months for trimming.

General Characteristics:

The tallest of the Spaniels, English springer spaniels were bred to be working hunting partners. Till date, they have a strong desire to be with people and to be working. Energetic and obedient, this breed is intelligent and is easy to train. The English springer spaniel needs ample exercise. These dogs are hardy and make for good watchdogs, offering a loud  bark. Springers shed moderately all year long, and regular brushing will also help keep loose hair off your clothes and furniture. Many English Springer Spaniel owners take their dogs to a professional groomer every two to three months for trimming.  

 

Avg. Weight Male:
22 kg
Avg. Weight Female:
18 kg
Average Lifespan:
12 - 14 years

Genetic Predisposition:

A genetic predisposition means that an individual may have a tendency to develop certain diseases as a consequence of inherited defects in the genes. Although some disorders occur because of spontaneous mutation of genes, many genetic disorders are inherited. These conditions are seen quite often in canines, mostly but not exclusively, in purebreds. Having said that, this breed has an increased risk for the following conditions which may or may not manifest:

Hip Dysplasia Seborrhea Diabetes

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