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Boykin Spaniel

Size: Medium

Weight: 25 - 40 lbs.

Height: 15" - 18"

Life Span: 14 - 16 years

Health Problems: Hip dysplasia; eye problems

Origin: United States

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Gun Dog

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Boykin Spaniel needs moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

Your Boykin Spaniel will need brushing several times a week


The Boykin Spaniel is docile, affectionate and obedient.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


First bred by North Carolina hunters in the early 1900s.