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English Springer Spaniel


The origins of the English Springer Spaniel date back to the Middle Ages. This breed was bred to aid in bird hunting, mainly in rural England. The Spaniel was used to track, hunt and retrieve birds. In the 19th century, the English Springer Spaniel and the Welsh Springer Spaniel were recognized as different breeds.


The English Springer Spaniel is known for its energetic and fun-loving personality. This breed is intelligent and alert, with a great drive to work and please. They make excellent hunting dogs and are often used as service dogs. The English Springer Spaniel also makes a great family dog ​​because of its affectionate and playful nature. However, they are active and need plenty of exercise to keep them from getting bored.


In general, the English Springer Spaniel is a healthy breed. However, as with all breeds, there are some conditions to be aware of. For example, hip dysplasia and ear infections are common problems with this breed. That is why it is important to clean the ears regularly and to have your dog vaccinated and checked by a vet on time.


The coat of the English Springer Spaniel is dense and water resistant. It is therefore important to brush and trim the coat regularly to prevent tangles and matting. The ears should also be checked and cleaned regularly to prevent infections. This breed needs a lot of exercise and benefits from daily walks and playtime in a fenced yard.

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