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Field Spaniel Puppies
Description: The Field Spaniel is a combination of beauty and utility. They are a well-balanced, substantial medium sized hunter/companion. They are built for activity and endurance in heavy cover and water. Field Spaniels have are of noble carriage, have a proud yet docile attitude, and are sound and free-moving. They are slightly longer than they are tall, with evenly-distributed weight. Field Spaniels have a liver, black, or roan color with or without tan markings. They have feathering in their coat on the chest, belly and back of the legs. They can have either a docked tail or natural undocked tail. They are sturdy and much improved since the 1960s. They are an affectionate, intelligent breed who are eager to please. Suited for family life, they are also willing to work and for hunting in open terrain. Field Spaniels are happy, level-headed and of good sound temperament. They are excellent in perseverance and endurance in field trials. A lively, fun-loving and vocal breed, the Field Spaniel makes an excellent pet for those seeking a pleasurable personality.
Type: Gun Dog
17 - 23 inches. Females are generally 17 inches, males
Black, liver or roan with tan markings; clear black, white or
liver and white unacceptable. A small amount of white on the
chest or throat is allowed.
Field Spaniels are responsive, friendly and lively. They are enthusiastic
about their owners and eager to please. Field Spaniels are good at endurance
and perseverance field trials, and get along with everyone. They
are fun-loving, vocal, and love to play in the water. They have an even-temper,
and have much the same personality as the Cocker Spaniel.
High. Field Spaniels like to bark, and will alert their owners
to whatever is happening.
Care and Exercise:
Moderate care of the Field Spaniel's silky coat is required.
Recommended brushing for 5 minutes twice a week. Care must be taken
so that the coat does not mat. Professional trimming should also been
done a few times a year. Regular ear cleaning, as their ears may be
prone to infection. Exercise is essential for the Field Spaniel as they
are a very active breed. Frequent runs on a leash and a fenced in back
yard are suggested.
- High. They are lively and exuberant.
Health Issues: Hip dysplasia, eye problems such as ectropion, entropion, and PRA (Progressive Retinal Atrophy) and thyroid disease. Other health concerns include subaortic stenosis.
Life Span: 10 -
Country of Origin:
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