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Welsh Springer Spaniel Puppies
Description: The Welsh Springer Spaniel is a very sociable and intelligent dog who thrives on human companionship. Smaller than their English cousin, they also have less feathering on the ears, more tapered heads and higher set ears. The Welsh Springer Spaniel is a medium sized dog that is muscular and has drop ears. They have brown eyes and a black or brown nose. The Welsh Springer Spaniel's tail is docked or can be natural length. With a medium length coat, the feathering on their ears and body unveil colors of vibrant red and white, with the additional red freckles. Originally used as a gun dog, today Welsh Springer Spaniels have more fame as family pets with good natures, adaptability and every ready eagerness to get up and go. The Welsh Springer Spaniel is an active dog displaying a loyal and affectionate disposition. Although Welsh Springer Spaniels are reserved with strangers, they are not timid, shy nor unfriendly. They are jovial and outgoing, active and intelligent. The Welsh Springer Spaniel exhibits an attitude very inspiring and cheerful.
Type: Gun Dog
Height: 17 -
red and white only.
Welsh Springer Spaniels are attentive, friendly, cheerful, sensitive, and
independent. They are quite jovial, being outgoing and agreeable. They are
intelligent and active, always willing to "spring" to your side. The Welsh
Springer Spaniel is highly trainable, but must remain motivated in order to
be trained. They are devoted to family, get along well with children as well
as with pets. They get along with everyone, making them good watchdogs but
not so good guard dogs.
Watch-dog: High. Welsh
Springer Spaniels are an alert and sensitive breed.
Care and Exercise:
For Welsh Springer Spaniels a regular brushing with a stiff bristle brush
twice a week is needed. Shedding is twice a year and needs extra attention.
Bathe or dry shampoo when necessary. Occasional professional grooming is desirable.
Check their ears for grass seeds and any other signs of infection. Trim hair
between toes and keep the nails clipped. Welsh Springer Spaniels need regular
exercise on and off the leash. Without enough exercise, they have a tendency
to become fat and lazy. Welsh Springer Spaniels enjoy swimming and should
be given a chance to do so.
Activity: Indoors - High.
Outdoors - Very High.
Health Issues: Hip dysplasia, cataracts, entropion, hypothyroidism, seizures and epilepsy.
Life Span: 12 - 14 years.
Country of Origin:
First Registered by the AKC:
Welsh Springer Spaniel
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