Like Sporting Breeds, Spaniels were originally breed to hunt. Today, Spaniels are known to be good retrievers and great exercise partners. They are active and alert dogs with high intelligence, which makes Spaniels easy to train. Their friendly nature and personality makes them a great family pet. They have a distinctive appearance with long ears and a beautiful wavy coat. Because they vary in size and personality, you will be able to find one to suit your family. The American Kennel Club includes Spaniels in the Sporting Dogs breed group.
Bold and keen to work, the American Cocker Spaniel is equally suited to life as a gundog or as a household pet. Cheerful, gentle and sweet. This breed is of average intelligence, and is respectful of its master's authority.
The English Springer Spaniel is a very sociable, happy dog that is great for a family with children.
Calm, even-tempered and intelligent, French Spaniels very much enjoy the company of their owners.
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