American Water Spaniel

  • Size

  • Height

    15 to 18 inches
  • Weight

    Males - 30 to 45 pounds, Females - 25 to pounds
  • Coat

    Varies from wavy to tight curls
  • Color

    Solid liver, brown or dark chocolate, and may have white on toes or chest
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Field Trials, Hunting, Agility, Rally, Conformation, Obedience, Therapy
  • Indoor/Outdoor


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.

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