American Water Spaniel
Weight: 25 - 45 lbs.
Height: 15" - 18"
Life Span: 10 - 12 years
Health Problems: Mitral valve disease
Origin: United States
Also Known As: No Nicknames.
Category: Companion Dog, Hunting
The American Water Spaniel requires regular vigorous exercise.
Your American Water Spaniel's waterproof coat needs regular weekly brushing. Check ears regularly.
The American Water Spaniel is a friendly, water-loving breed with strong retrieving and hunting instincts. However, the American Water Spaniel has a tendency to whine and bark if not properly trained.
Compatibility with Kids
Enjoys children. Best when exposed at an early age.
Bred in the early 1800s in the Midwest for bird flushing and retrieving.