Springer Spaniel Breed Overview
The Springer Spaniel, or widely known as the English Springer Spaniel, is a medium sized dog, that was developed for retrieval and flushing the game. They are very excitable, loyal and energetic dogs, and have a strong affection towards owners and family.
The Springer Spaniels are very intelligent and enthusiastic dogs that were firstly bred for hunting purposes. That is the reason why they love to go for long walks and play fetch, which means that you have to exercise them frequently.
They come in few colours such as:
- Dark brown with white markings
- Black with white markings
- Combination of dark brown, black and white
They adore water and swimming, due to their hunting past. Their coats are medium length, but still, they can get dirty quite fast.
The Springer Spaniels can reach up to 56 cm in height and 24 kg in weight.
Their life expectancy is approximately 14 years.
Suitability for Children – High
Tendency to Bark – High
Energy – High
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Low
Grooming Requirements – Once a Week
Trimming Required – Occassional
Amount of hair shed – Little
Food Cost – $10 to $15
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $58