Santee’s puppy adoption center › Forums › English Springer Spaniel › English springer spaniel Puppies
- This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 10 years, 1 month ago by bniet.
February 12, 2013 at 8:16 pm #1414bnietMember
English springer spaniel Puppies
The English springer spaniel is a gun dog that was initially used to flush and retrieve game. The breed is generally excitable and affectionate and has a lifespan of 12 to 13 years. It is has diverged into distinctive working and show lines. There are average health complaints. The show breed has been linked to the rage syndrome though this is a very rare health disorder. San Diego English springer spaniel puppy is related closely to the English Cocker Spaniel and Welsh Springer Spaniels. The breed is so closely related to the Cocker Spaniel that less than a century ago, the two came from the same litter. Today, the breed is trained and used as a sniffer dog on a range of basis. It name ‘Springer, comes from its historic hunting role in which it would spring to flush birds.
The English springer spaniel puppies grow into medium sized and compact dogs. They have a moderately long coat with feathering on the tail and legs. This is a well proportioned dog that has a gentle expression. The field-bred breeds tend to have a shorter and coarser coat than the show bred ones. The tail is usually docked. The field dogs are used for their great sense of smell, hunting ability as well as response to training. The show dogs have a longer fur. They are heavier than the field dogs. The main difference between the English springer spaniel puppies San Diego is their small size and their having shorter and higher set ears than the English Cockers. The English springer spaniel also have a longer muzzle and their eyes are less prominent.
The field-bred breed has a shorter and coarser coat than the show bred that has longer fur. The breed only sheds in the months of summer and spring. Occasional shedding is experienced in autumn. The coat colors are liver or black and have some marking of white. The coat may also be predominantly white and have markings of liver or black. The main colors are black, white and liver. Tan markings can be found on the cheeks, eyebrows and in the ears as well as under their tail.
In general, the San Diego English springer spaniel puppies are friendly, always eager to please, intelligent and obedient. The dog is also easy going and affectionate to the family. It is considered as a hunting companion because of its alertness attentiveness and alertness. In the Stanley Coren’s The Intelligence of Dogs, this breeds ranks 13th. It is a great working dog because of its stamina and long legs that enables it to run faster. The breed does well with children and can be socialized to coexist peacefully with other pets.
The main health concerns include hip dysplasia, progressive retinal atrophy, elbow dysplasia and retinal dysplasia. You should also lookout for allergies. They also gain weight fast.
They can lead to follow hand signals, sit and stay, scenting, flushing, retrieve to hand, soft mouth and quarter.
Height: 18 to 21 inches
Weight: 40 to 55 pounds
They are used both as pets and as working dogs.
- You must be logged in to reply to this topic.