English Springer Spaniel

As well as being the ancestor of most other contemporary spaniels, the English Springer is also one of the tallest. A division between working and show strains has arisen, the former being shorter and stockier.

History of English Springer Spaniel

This gundog was originally used to “spring” (flush) game from the ground.

Remark

The Springer makes a good family pet if it receives sufficient exercise.

Identification keys of English Springer Spaniel

  • strong jaws
  • lobe-shaped ears
  • weather resistant coat

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