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Breed: American Water Spaniel
Country of Origin: Us
AKC Group: Sporting
Function: Hunting, companion
Life Span: 12-15 years
Appearance: Active, muscular and hardy
Color: Liver or chocolate with a small white spot on the chest
Coat Type: Crisp-textured, tightly curled or wavy outer coat
Grooming: Brush twice a week
Height: 15-18 inches
Weight: 25-45 pounds
Activity Level: Medium-high
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: Very high
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Yes
Good With Strangers: Ok
Character: Friendly, active
Home Environment: okay in an apartment as long as it gets enough exercise
Best Owner: Active
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: May be aggressive or timid
Physical: Skin problems