English Springer Spaniel Breed Profile


Even tempered, gentle, friendly, and sociable. English Springer Spaniels are also intelligent, skillful, willing, and obedient, making them a quick learner. This breed of dog loves everyone. However, if left alone, they will find trouble to get into. They are good with all pets except for birds. They are also high energy.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog is very friendly with children and family. They are known tail waggers and love to spend as much time with people as possible.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan of an English Springer Spaniel is around 12 to 14 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 40 to 55 lbs.

Common Diseases

The most common diseases associated with this breed of dog are hip dysplasia, weight gain, weight gain, PFK, epilepsy and HD.

Housebreaking and Shedding

Housebreaking is out of the question, as these dogs prefer the outdoors. Shedding is average, only requiring a good brushing every other day with a stiff bristle brush.

Best Owner Compatibility

Not for the apartment or condo dwelling, as this breed of dog loves to bark. Not for the frequent traveler, as this breed of dog is a people oriented dog. Best Owner has 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.

Average Cost

$500 to $1,200 each. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.

Aggression Factor

Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.

Noise Factor

This breed of dog loves to bark at all hours of the day and night. This is the reason it is not suitable for the apartment or condo environment!

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