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Field Spaniel

Field Spaniel

The Field Spaniel is a medium sized dog often mistaken for a Cocker Spaniel or Springer Spaniel. Their silky coat can be black, various shades of liver, with or without tan markings, or roan. They have drop ears that are typical of the Spaniel breed.

This is a breed for the energetic! Field Spaniels are active and inquisitive and love being involved in all family activities, they need a purpose otherwise they tend to amuse themselves and cause mischief. Despite their lively nature they are easy going and docile. They can make good family dogs and are patient with children.

Field Spaniels should be brushed thoroughly twice a week. Their feet need to be cleaned and kept free of hair between the toes and hair removed from their ears.

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Photos by Michael Trafford