Weight: 35 - 50 lbs.
Height: 17" - 18"
Life Span: 12 - 14 years
Health Problems: Hip dysplasia; progressive retinal atrophy; hypothyroidism; cataracts
Also Known As: No Nicknames.
Category: Companion Dog
The Field Spaniel requires long walks every day and will appreciate the opportunity to run in a secure, open space.
The Field Spaniel needs brushed several times per week.
The Field Spaniel is reputed to be the calmest and most affectionate of all the Spaniel breeds. This dog makes a loyal, loving family companion. It will get along well with gentle children if socialized early. The Field Spaniel performs well in obedience classes and greets strangers with a warm reception. If exercised properly, this breed will adapt well to city living.
Compatibility with Kids
Gets along well with children and other animals if socialized early. Spaniels are thought to be one of the best family dogs.
The Field Spaniel was developed in the 1800s in England to hunt and retrieve birds.
The Field Spaniel comes in several colors: black, liver, golden, and roan. They can have tan markings.