Good For First-Time Owners?
Tolerates Being Alone?
Affectionate With Family?
Friendly Toward Other Dogs?
Friendly Toward Strangers?
Easy To Groom?
Prone To Obesity?
Clumber Spaniel spent centuries hunting next to kings. Like a true companion of kings, the Clumber Spaniel is the largest of the AKC flushing spaniels.
In fact, this breed is a more rugged version of the Cocker Spaniel, although these two breeds are very different. This is a powerful bird dog of heavy bone and good posture.
They are built low with a massive head. Males are larger compared to females, standing between 17 to 20 inches, and usually go up to 85 pounds. This small size dog was built to push through thick cover in the field.
Their coat is primarily white, with occasional lemon or orange markings. By their nature, these dogs are sweet and easygoing at home, while outside they can be relentless on the scent.
If you love training dogs, you will love this breed, since Clumber Spaniel reacts well to training. Just make sure that you have the right treats on hand.
They may be wary of strangers, so occasional barking will be present to warn you. They are also ready to spend any time swimming and fetching.
If your home is filled with children’s laugh then expect them to be the best friends, because this breed is all about children.