American Water Spaniel
American Water Spaniel
Size
Medium
Height
15 to 18 inches
Weight
Males - 30 to 45 pounds, Females - 25 to 35 pounds
Coat
Varies from wavy to tight curls
Color
Solid liver, brown or dark chocolate, and may have white on toes or chest
Energy
Active
Activities
Field Trials, Hunting, Agility, Rally, Conformation, Obedience, Therapy

Intelligent, energetic and eager to please, the American Water Spaniel is a versatile hunting dog and devoted family companion. One of the few breeds developed in the U.S., this rare breed only has about 3,000 registered dogs. The American Water Spaniel is an active dog that needs regular exercise. His naturally curly coat requires regular grooming and twice weekly brushing.

Did you know?

The American Water Spaniel is an excellent swimmer, even in rough waters, using his tail as a rudder.

Training American Water Spaniels

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