Welsh Springer Spaniel Breed Profile
Among the qualities of the Welsh Springer Spaniel are that they are happy, willing, independent, sensitive, and they love to wander.
This breed of dog is great with children and family. They are however, reserved around strangers.
Lifespan and Weight
The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 12 to 15 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 35 to 45 lbs.
The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with this breed of dog are hip dysplasia, epilepsy, and entropion.
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking this breed of dog can be done with patience. Shedding is average, brush every other day. Take to the groomers once per month.
Best Owner Compatibility
Not suitable for the apartment or condo environment. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a yard to play in and lots of love and attention to give.
Where to Buy
The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
The average cost for this breed of dog is around $500+. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected. Socialize often to avoid excessive timidness.
This breed of dog loves to bark at all hours of the day and night. This is the reason they are not recommended for apartment and condo environments!
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