Dog Breed Profiles

Field Spaniel

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Dog Breed Group
Sporting Dogs 
Origin of Breed
England, family pet and field sports dog. 
Life Expectancy
10 - 12 Years 
Color
Black, liver or roan with tan markings. 
Coat
Long, flat and glossy, without curls; silky in texture. 
Exercise Needs
Exercise is essential as he is a very active breed. Frequent runs on a leash and a fenced in back yard are suggested. 
Temperament
The Field Spaniel is a docile, affectionate, intelligent breed who is eager to please. He is responsive and friendly. 
Good with Children
Good with children. Good with other pets. 
Grooming Needs
Moderate care of his silky coat is required. Recommended brushing for 5 minutes twice a week. Professional trimming should also  
Average Size - Male (in)
18 
Average Size - Female (in)
17 
Average Weight - Male (lbs)
35 - 50 
Average Weight - Female (lbs)
35 - 50 
Health Issues
Hip dysplasia, eye problems and thyroid.v
Living Conditions
A house with a fenced yard is essential. 

Breed Description

The Field Spaniel is a combination of beauty and utility, well-balanced, substantial hunter-companion of medium size. Built for activity and endurance in heavy cover and water. A noble carriage, proud but docile attitude, sound and free-moving. Suited for family life he is also willing to work and is suited for hunting in open terrain. At one time the sporting spaniel family were loosely classified as Field Spaniels, later the family was divided by weight, the larger dogs known as field spaniels the smaller ones Cocker Spaniels.

Breed Infobits

The Field Spaniel comes in a range of colors: black, liver, golden liver, mahogany red, or roan.

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