American Water Spaniel

American Water Spaniel
Origin USA
Classification Gundog
Height 36-46cm / 15-18in
Weight 11-20kg / 25-45lb
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Exercise High
Easily Trainable Yes
Watchdog Poor
Good with Children Yes
Good with Other Animals Yes
Indoor / Outdoor Living Indoor
Grooming Twice Weekly
Feeding Normal Diet
Size Medium

American Water Spaniel Description

The American Water Spaniel is a medium sized breed of dog, they are muscular and hardy. They have a square looking muzzle with a broad nose. Their ears are typically spaniel pendant shaped and are generally covered in curly hair. The tail is feathered and carried fairly low. The coat can be slightly wavy or very curly and comes in brown, liver or dark chocolate brown.

American Water Spaniel Character

This is a busy, lively and clever dog. Super intelligent and easy to train, friendly and full of energy. They adore children and can get along with smaller animals if introduced properly. They can be sensitive and so require a calm approach to training. The American Water Spaniel is responsive and willing and very loving and affectionate. They love to run and swim and are a very active and agile breed.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.