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Field Spaniel Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Field Spaniel so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginEngland
Other Names
What other names does the Field Spaniel have? The dog breed also known as...
Field
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Field Spaniel recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1894 as a Sporting breed.
FCI Group
Is Field Spaniel recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Flushing Dogs section.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Field Spaniel breed?
American Kennel ClubCanadian Kennel ClubFederation Cynologique InternationaleKennel Club of Great BritainAustralian National Kennel CouncilContinental Kennel ClubNational Kennel ClubNew Zealand Kennel ClubUnited Kennel Club
Price
How much does the Field Spaniel puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Field Spaniel price:
$800-$1000
If you choose to purchase the Field Spaniel, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Field Spaniel for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Field Spaniel gets to a happy place.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Field Spaniel size:
Medium
Weight
How much does the Field Spaniel weigh? Field Spaniel weight:
35-50 pounds (16-22.5 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Field Spaniel? Field Spaniel average weight:
42.5 pounds (16-22.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Field Spaniel? Field Spaniel height:
18 inches (46 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Field Spaniel average height:
18 inches (46 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Field Spaniel have? What does this canine coat look like?
DenseSilkyWaterproof
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Field Spaniel's coat?
GoldenLiverBlue RoanBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Field Spaniel and how often?
Easy to groom: The Field Spaniel doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Field Spaniel is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Field Spaniel dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Field? Field Spaniel shedding level:
Field Spaniels shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Field Spaniel have? What characteristics does the breed have?
AdaptableDocileSensitiveCautiousFamiliarSociable
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Field Spaniel? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Field Spaniel's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Field Spaniel dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Field Spaniels are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Field Spaniel is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Field Spaniel sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Field Spaniels don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Field Spaniels are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Field need? Field Spaniel social needs:
Field Spaniels are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Field Spaniel dogs bark a lot? Why does my Field bark?
Low to Average: The Field Spaniel rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Field Spaniel good as a watchdog?
Field Spaniels are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Territorial
Do Field Spaniel dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Field Spaniels are not the best to protect their territory. Better to have the protection of your house and property supervised by others.
Biting Potential
Do Field Spaniel bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Field? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Field Spaniel? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Field Spaniel has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Field Spaniel do?
Field Spaniels have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Field Spaniels need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Field Spaniel to run away? Does this breed wander a lot? Does Field Spaniel roam?
Field Spaniels have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command. This breed is also able to cause damage to your fence.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Field Spaniel have high prey drive?
Field Spaniels have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Field Spaniels are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Field Spaniel good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Field Spaniels are very apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walk outside they don't require a big garden.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Field Spaniels adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Field Spaniels do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog
Where Field Spaniel dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Field Spaniels are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Are Field Spaniel dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Field Spaniel and children:
Field Spaniels are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Field Spaniel dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Field Spaniels are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Field Spaniel good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Field Spaniel dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Field Spaniels are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Field Spaniel can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Field Spaniels good office dogs? Do Field Spaniels make good office friendly dogs? Can Field Spaniels be ofiice dogs?
No
Field Spaniel is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Field Spaniel dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Field temperament with senior people? Are Field Spaniel dogs good for elderly owners?
Field Spaniels are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Field Spaniel dogs get along with other pets? Are Field Spaniel dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Field Spaniels are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Field Spaniel breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Field Spaniels are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Field Spaniel be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Field Spaniel is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Field Spaniel be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Field Spaniel is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Field Spaniel be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Field Spaniel is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Field Spaniel be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Field Spaniel is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Field Spaniel be a boat dog?
Not really
Field Spaniel breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Field Spaniel be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Field Spaniel is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Field Spaniel dogs have health problems?
The Field Spaniel is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What health problems does the Field Spaniel breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Field Spaniel breed? Health risks of Field Spaniel:
Autoimmune HypothyroidismEpilepsyEye ProblemsHeart ProblemsHip DysplasiaHypothyroidism
Life Expectancy
How long do Field Spaniel dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Field Spaniel be?
11-15 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Field Spaniel breed hypoallergenic?
No
Field Spaniels don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Field Spaniel have?
Field Spaniels are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Field Spaniel dogs require per day?
Field Spaniels need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Field Spaniels don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Field Spaniel need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Field Spaniel risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Field Spaniel's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Field Spaniel's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Field Spaniel has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Field Spaniel drool?
The Field Spaniel is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Field Spaniel could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimal compared to others, just like the Field Spaniel. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does it take to have Field Spaniel puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Field Spaniel: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Field Spaniel have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Field Spaniel have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-6 puppies

Pros & Cons of Field Spaniel

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Field Spaniel's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Field Spaniels are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Field Spaniels are very apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Field Spaniel doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Drooling tendency: The Field Spaniel is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Field Spaniels adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Field Spaniels are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Field Spaniels are very dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Field Spaniels are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Field Spaniels don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Average to High.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Field Spaniels have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Field Spaniels do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Field Spaniel is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Field Spaniels are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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