The sturdy, medium-sized Field Spaniel dog breed was originally developed to retrieve game from land or water.
There are TOP 10 interesting facts about Field Spaniel.
The field spaniel was developed in England during the second half of the 19th century in an effort to produce a medium-sized, all-black hunting dog that could work equally well on land, in water or in dense cover.
2) Love Sports
Levelheaded and mild-mannered, the Field Spaniel has more sporting instincts than most other spaniels and appreciates as much running, biking, hiking, or field work as you can provide.
3) Separation Anxiety
Like most of the spaniel breeds, Field Spaniels need a great deal of companionship and do not like being left alone for more than a few hours. They tend to express their unhappiness through destructive chewing and barking.
This breed comes in several other coat colors: liver, roan or any combination of these colors with tan markings. No matter what the color, though, the coat is long and silky and may be slightly wavy.
Field Spaniels are athletic dogs who love to vent their energy by running through (wait for it....) fields! So if you don't take them out regularly and give them something interesting to do, they will become restless and bored. Dogs usually boredom by barking and destructive chewing.
Field spaniels today are larger than cocker spaniels but smaller than springer spaniels. Males average 18 inches tall, while females are generally about 17 inches tall. Both males and females weigh from 35 to 55 pounds (16 to 25 kilograms).
7) Living with
The field spaniel's sensitivity and docility make gentle, non-coercive training a must. Equally important is steady and consistent exposure to a wide variety of people, places and situations, especially when the dog is a puppy. The dog is fine for families with considerate, well-supervised children.
8) Hunting Instincts
Even though the field spaniel may exhibit some emotional reserve, the dog is no Casper Milquetoast when given a job to do. These dogs love to retrieve and are fond of water. Their hunting instincts may cause them to roam. They enjoy being active and need both regular exercise and time with their owner if they are to thrive.
To keep their silky coat free of mats, Field Spaniels require regular brushing and combing. Also clipping and trimming every few months.
Field Spaniels are often too quick to sound the alarm at every new sight and sound. You have to be equally quick to stop them.