Category: Sporting Group

Boykin Spaniel

The Boykin Spaniel is a dog that is considered to be a truly American breed developed in South Carolina, using stock from such breeds as the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, the Springer Spaniel, the Cocker Spaniel and the American Water Spaniel. The breed is indeed an “american invention” bred for a strange but specific purpose in the early 1900s. The hunters of South Carolina hunted the swamplands of the Wateree river and due to the scarcity of roads in this wild country, the hunters liked to use a style of boat that could be taken apart and put into pieces...

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Brittany Spaniel

The Brittany Spaniel is of Brittany France origins and is recognized as one of the world’s supreme gun dogs. It first appeared in the 19th century and was officially recognized in 1938. Originally used as a working dog, the Brittany Spaniel of today is short of many tasks but is still an avid hunter at heart. As a naturally active creature, the Brittany Spaniel has a body of an athlete dog, a well-built and lean looking musculature. However, this body build does not make this dog heavy but instead; it makes it look light and able. Its head encloses...

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Canadian Pointer

The Canadian Pointer, a breed of gundog has a well muscled body and a short coarse coat. Despite the name, this breed that belongs to the HPR (hunting, pointing and retrieving) group was actually developed in United States and not in Canada. During the 1880s, English Pointers, Portuguese Pointers and Labrador Retrievers were crossed resulting to the development of a dog breed utilized to hunt, to point and to retrieve rabbits, foxes and other upland small game. This breed of pointer is about 30 inches tall and weighs from 48 to 60 pounds. The Canadian Pointer has inherited the...

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Clumber Spaniel

The Clumber Spaniel is a gentle, sweet, and pleasant dog, among the most low-key and easygoing of the hunting breeds. The Clumber Spaniel is popular in the United Kingdom, where the breed originated. It is used for tracking and flushing, especially in dense wooded areas. Very affectionate and playful, and not very active when mature, Clumbers will get along with other dogs household animals. They tend to be a one person dog and can be a bit willful. Clumber Spaniel also sheds quite a bit Appearance Of The Clumber Spaniel Height: 16-20 inches Weight: 55-85 pounds Lifespan: 10-12 years....

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English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel (also known simply as the “Springer Spaniel”) is a sporting breed of dog that is very closely related to the English Cocker Spaniel – the two breeds having been considered the same at one time – which features long ears and a white coat with either black or liver markings. The breed came into existence during the mid-1800s, and was originally bred for the key reason of flushing birds into the air on hunting trips. Some of their most distinctive characteristics are their high intelligence, friendly nature, soft mouth, keen sense of smell and their...

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