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The Spaniel is a breed of dog that is used for hunting, they are the one that assists hunters in finding and retrieving the birds. In the modern days, Spaniels becomes a great family pet companion for any size of the family.

The spaniels had been categorized into different spaniel-type breeds. The following are the Spaniel-type breeds recognized by the AKC:

Spaniel Dog Breed Pictures

  • Spaniel

Vital Stats:

Dog Breed Group

Sporting Dogs


Will Depend on the Type of Spaniel


Will Depend on the Type of Spaniel

Life Span

Will Depend on the Type of Spaniel

Spaniel Appearance

The Spaniel has different types and its appearance depends on that but the common feature of the Spaniel breed is its gentle expressions, pendulous ears, and being so affectionate especially to its owner.

Spaniel Size

American Water Spaniel15 to 18 Inches25 to 45 Pounds
Boykin Spaniel14 to 18 Inches25 to 40 Pounds
Brittany17 to 21 Inches30 to 40 Pounds
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel12 to 13 Inches13 to 18 Pounds
Clumber Spaniel17 to 20 Inches55 to 85 Pounds
Cocker Spaniel14 to 16 Inches20 to 30 Pounds
English Cocker Spaniel15 to 17 Inches26 to 34 Pounds
English Springer Spaniel19 to 20 Inches40 to 50 Pounds
English Toy Spaniel9 to 11 Inches8 to 14 Pounds
Field Spaniel17 to 18 Inches35 to 45 Pounds
Irish Water Spaniel21 to 24 Inches45 to 68 Pounds
Nederlandse Kooikerhondje14 to 17 Inches 20 to 30 Pounds
Papillon8 to 11 Inches5 to 10 Pounds
Sussex Spaniel13 to 15 Inches35 to 45 Pounds
Welsh Springer Spaniel17 to 19 Inches35 to 55 Pounds

Spaniel Personality


Spaniel is a good hunting dog they love to run and do retrieving games. Most of the Spaniel breed types are sweet, loving, and intelligent dogs, they are the type of dogs that trust most of the humans that they encounter so they are not the best choice of watchdog. Depending on the size and specific type of Spaniel they are good playmates to children and also can play along with the other dogs in the house.

Spaniel Health

Spaniel is generally healthy but like other breeds of dogs, they are also prone to some diseases. Not all types of Spaniel will get any or all of these diseases but the following are the common diseases a Spaniel breeds can have.

Episodic FallingIt is an ‘exercise-induced hypertonicity disorder’ meaning that there is increased muscle tone and the muscles are unable to relax.
SyringomyeliaIt is a generic term referring to a disorder in which a cyst or cavity forms within the spinal cord. This cyst, called a syrinx, can expand and elongate over time, destroying the spinal cord.
Retinal DysplasiaIt is an eye disease affecting the retina of animals, usually a nonprogressive disease and can be caused by viral infections, drugs, vitamin A deficiency, or genetic defects. Retinal dysplasia is characterized by folds or rosettes (round clumps) of the retinal tissue.
Hip DysplasiaIt is an abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints.

How much is the Spaniel?

Look for a legit seller or breeder of Spaniel, the legit breeder puts a lot of effort into high-quality and healthy breeding of dogs. They provide healthy Dog Foods, visit the Vet for check-ups, Vaccinations, Vitamins, and proper Grooming of the dogs.

In buying to a legit Breeder you can expect to pay $800- $2000 to a spaniel puppies.

The breeder will coup up all the expenses he/she spent to provide a healthy breed to you so expect a little expensive.


A Sweet Loving Fur Baby

Nowadays hundreds of thousands of dogs are being abandoned that’s why instead of buying I suggest you adopt! Support those in need give them love and a home to stay for the rest of their life.

Note:  The expenses of Taking care of a Dogs does not end in buying one after you bought or adopt your Dog you must provide their necessary needs, like Visit Vet ones a year for their health check-up, Complete and follow up Vaccinations, Foods and provide Vitamins as their maintenance and the most important is Time to play and cuddle with them, I think that’s the most affordable one, giving attention to them, proper care and lots of love from you…

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