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BSK Breed Index: The English Springer Spaniel


Life Span: 12-14 years

Height: 18-21 inches

Weight: 40-55 lbs

Litter Size: 4-7 pups

Temperament: Easy Going

Intelligence: Medium

Classification: Sporting

BSK Status: Rare

 

History of The English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer was considered to be the perfect companion for hunters during the European Renaissance. The English Springer and Cocker Spaniels were born in the same litter but the smaller dogs were considered Cockers. The Springer Spaniel is better known in North America because of the field trials it participated in. 

English Springer Spaniel Fun Facts

Recognized as its own breed in 1902.

They can hunt, track, retrieve, point, guard, compete in obedience and agility and perform tricks.

Was officially recognized  by the AKC in 1910.

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http://www.petplanet.co.uk/dog_breed_profile.asp?dbid=54

http://www.akc.org/breeds/english_springer_spaniel/index.cfm

http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/englishspringerspaniel.htm