English springer spaniel and Welsh springer spaniel

 

The English springer spaniel is one of the most popular and versatile gundogs in the world. It is used extensively by roughshooters and also by beaters on driven shoots. As a dog for working thick, dense cover, there is no other breed that will beat the springer when it comes to flushing game.

 

The ESS comes in two main colour combinations - liver and white and black and white. They are easily trained and puppies from good working stock will have a great deal of natural ability upon which the trainer can build.

 

 

 

 

There is also a slightly different breed - the Welsh springer spaniel which is slightly smaller than the ESS and tends to have a red and white coat.  Lesser known breeds of spaniel include the field spaniel, clumber spaniel and Sussex spaniel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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