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English Springer Spaniel


English Springer Spaniel profile

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Lifespan: 12-14 Years

Avg height: 46-56cm

Avg weight: 18-23kg

Coat type: Weather resistant, thick, wavy, soft coat with feathering over body, chest, back of legs and tail.

Coat colours: Black and white, liver and white, tri-colour, red and white, lemon and white, orange and white.

Originally bred for: Gundogs - used to flush out game and birds.

Breed traits: Cheerful, affectionate, lively, active.

A little about the English Springer Spaniel


Friendly and affectionate, the English Springer Spaniel was bred to be the classic gundog. Whilst very energetic, they like company and make good pets for an active family. 



The English Springer Spaniel is an active, cheerful breed and their main health concerns include Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia and are also prone to ear infections. Less commonly they may have Phosphofructokinase deficiency, eye disorders (Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Retinal Dysplasia, Entropian), Rage Syndrome, Patella Luxation or Seizures. 

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.