Name: English Springer Spaniel
Other names: Springer Spaniel
Country of origin: England
Size Type: Medium Breed Dogs
Group: Sporting dog breeds
Life span: 12 – 14 years
Temperament: Active, Gentle, Mindful, Intelligent, Alert, Cheerful
Height: Females: 46-51 cm; Males: 48-56 cm
Weight: Females: 18.1-22.7 kg; Males: 20.4-25 kg
Color: Black and white, Red and white, Tri-color, Lemon and White, liver and white, orange and white
Price of puppies: $700 – $1000 USD
The English Springer Spaniel is a medium-sized dog, strong and well-knit. Long, drooping ears, soft and delicate. Springer’s tail is an indicator of his temperament and correct build. A springer is characterized by a cheerful tail wagging. Symmetrically built, has developed muscles, friendly, like all long-eared, strong and cheerful.
Correctly built and compact, the English Springer Spaniel is slightly longer (proportions measured from the front of the chest to the point of the buttocks) than in height (from the withers to the ground). The chest is deep, down to the elbows, but not too wide or round to impede the movement of the forelegs. The back is straight and strong, the loin is slightly arched, the croup is rounded, with a slight slope towards the base of the tail. Moderately raised. The topline is slightly sloped, but not steep.
The typical Springer is a friendly, loyal, docile, and obedient dog. These qualities help the trainer to establish contact with the dog in order to work with it in the field. In the ring, he must be balanced, attentive, and obedient, must allow the judge to examine himself without irritation or cowardice. Aggression towards people and other dogs is unacceptable, and it is also not in the nature of this sporting breed. Excessive cowardice is also punished, but the natural caution of puppies and young animals must be taken into account.
The Springer Spaniel comes from a wild bird dog. By its nature, it is a very active dog, which should be taken out for walks 2-3 times a day. You cannot lock it in the house for a long time, otherwise, it will lead to depression, and maybe even an illness. The dog’s coat needs regular brushing, you need to pay attention to the ears, which should be clean, without scratching; the eyes should be rinsed with a mild salt solution. It is necessary to pay attention to how the dog eats, how he sleeps, what he likes to do, his mental health, signs of arrhythmia or other illness. If warning signs were noticed, then timely treatment is necessary. The chest, belly, and paws of the dog are covered with thick long hair, which drags along the ground and collects dust and dirt. The dog not only looks untidy, but ticks and other insects can start in the coat. Therefore, this breed needs regular brushing with a stiff-bristled brush. regular combing is necessary. Bathe your dog or apply dry shampoo only when it really becomes necessary. Dry Shampoo Grooming: First apply the powder or conditioner to the coat, then using the brush, gently brush through the hair several times to remove feathers and leave the coat silky, healthy and vibrant.