Welsh Springer Spaniel
Welsh Springer Spaniel
Size
Medium
Height
Males – 18 to 19 inches at the withers, Females – 17 to 18 inches at the withers
Weight
Males – 40 to 55 pounds, Females – 35 to 50 pounds
Coat
Medium
Color
Red and white
Energy
High
Activities
Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Hunting, Tracking, Field Trials

A hardworking, versatile hunter, the Welsh Springer Spaniel is a solid, muscular dog with a strong nose and webbed feet. He is gentle, loyal and sensitive, making him an excellent companion. Nicknamed the “Velcro dog,” the Welsh Springer Spaniel is happiest when close to his family. A jolly, athletic breed with great stamina, he should be vigorously exercised daily, and his flat, feathered coat needs to be brushed weekly.

Did you know?

This ancient hunting breed traces back as far as 7000 B.C.The Welsh Springer Spaniel was named for his “springing” action upon discovering game when hunting.

Training Welsh Springer Spaniels

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