Boykin Spaniel
Boykin Spaniel
Size
Medium
Height
Males – 15.5 to 18 inches at the withers, Females – 14 to 16.5 inches at the withers
Weight
25 to 35 pounds
Coat
Medium
Color
Rich liver, brown or dark chocolate
Energy
High
Activities
Hunting, Tracking, Field Trials, Agility, Obedience, Rescue, Conformation

An enthusiastic hunter, the Boykin Spaniel also is an affectionate dog that loves to be with people and other animals. With his cheerful temperament, the Boykin is particularly excellent with children. This energetic breed needs lots of exercise and thrives with an active family. The Boykin’s feathered coat ranges from flat to wavy and requires regular grooming to prevent matting.

Did you know?

The Boykin Spaniel is the state dog of South Carolina. The first Boykins were bred from two strays owned by L. Whitaker Boykin, for whom the breed is named. An excellent retriever of upland game and water fowl, the Boykin Spaniel is also a good turkey hunting dog.

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