Information, Facts & Origins of the English Springer Spaniel Dog
The English Springer Spaniel comes from England and was bred originally for bird flushing and retrieving.
It's origins can be dated back to the 1800's. This dog is classified as one of the Sporting Dog Group which we go on to describe in detail in the section at the bottom of this page. The English Springer Spaniel was first Registered by the AKC (American Kennel Club) in 1910. Name Facts and Dog Names: This dog's name is sometimes mis-spelt as Spinger spaniel and the word Spaniel is often mis-spelt as Spanial.
Information, Facts & History of the English Springer Spaniel
The origins of this dog are quite clearly held in its name. The word spaniel comes from the word "Espagnol" which means Spanish from where all of the Spaniel breeds hold their origins. The word "Springer" relates to the dogs ability to force its quarry to spring out of wooded areas. This is one of the oldest English spaniels and bred before the time that shot- guns were used in hunting. The dog would be expected to make the game take to flight from cover in order that the hunter's hawk could catch and kill the prey.
Description of the English Springer Spaniel Dog and Puppies - Coat and Colours info
The English Springer Spaniel's coat is normally a shade of Liver/White or Black/White with or without tan
The coat is normally long & straight.
Dog & Puppies Health information - potential problems of the English Springer Spaniel Dog Breed
All owners of dogs and puppies are concerned about the health care of their pets and just as with humans dog health issues arise from time to time. Resolving dog health problems, including those of the English Springer Spaniel, can prove to be costly and it would be wise to consider the benefits of obtaining dog health insurance. Diseases in dogs may occur because of trauma, infection, immune system abnormalities, genetic factors, or degenerative conditions. Common health problems and questions occur in relation to the Bones, Joints, Muscles, Nerves, Ears, Eyes, Teeth and the Mouth. Other, more serious, issues can relate to the Digestive System, Heart & Respiratory Systems, Immune & Blood Systems, Reproduction and Urinary Systems. Potential health problems of the English Springer Spaniel may be checked via the Dog Symptoms Sorter, but can include:
- Eye Infections
- Ear Infections
- Elbow Dysplasia
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