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Breed: English Springer Spaniel
Country of Origin: 9th century England
AKC Group: Sporting
Function: Companion
Life Span: 14-15 years
Appearance: Medium, sturdy, docked tail
Color: Black and white, or brown and white
Coat Type: Some shedding
Grooming: Daily brushing
Height: 19-20 pounds
Weight: 42-55 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: Very high
Trainability: Great, quick to learn
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Medium
Good With Strangers: Low
Character: High spirited, affectionate
Home Environment: Fenced yard
Best Owner: Strong, active
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Barking, destructive, phobias, separation anxiety
Physical: Chronic ear infections, hip dysplasia, eye problems