English Springer Spaniel
Enthusiastic and beautiful, the Springer is friendly, active, and quick to learn.
Height: 18 to 22 inches at shoulder
Weight: 45 to 55 pounds
Coat: medium-length and shiny
Life span: 9 to 15 years
Breed Group: Sporting Dogs
The English Springer Spaniel was developed as a gun dog to flush, or spring, game in the field, but he's also a popular companion. Athletic and versatile, he's been known to participate in agility, hunt tests, tracking, obedience trials and more, and he's a great pal to have along when you go hiking or camping.
English Springer Spaniel profile on DogTime.com
General Characteristics
Amount of shedding
Apartment appropriate
Dog friendly
Ease at being home alone
Ease of training
Potential for weight gain
Affectionate with family
Energy level
General health
Good for novice owners