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Toy Trawler Spaniel Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Toy Trawler Spaniel
OriginUnited Kingdom
Other Names
What other names does the Toy Trawler Spaniel have? The dog breed also known as...
Miniature Trawler Spaniel
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Toy Trawler Spaniel recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Toy Trawler Spaniel recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Toy Trawler 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? Toy Trawler Spaniel price:
Unavailable
Unfortunately the Toy Trawler Spaniel is an extinct dog breed, so there isn’t any available price range or breeder in the world for purchasing this breed.

Toy Trawler Spaniel History

The Toy Trawler Spaniel’s exact origins are mostly unknown. Another name for the breed back at that time was Miniature Trawler Spaniel. According to the experts, it was stated in 1919 that the breed was considered to be a descendant of the original curly-coated Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the old-fashioned also curly-coated Sussex Spaniel. In their exterior appearance, the breed was very similar to today’s Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, but their skull was less domed, their coats were curlier and more profuse, and their ears were also longer.

The Toy Trawler Spaniel was considered to be a Spaniel breed, and it was indigenous to the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century. The breed was small-to-medium-sized, and it was developed and raised primarily as sporting, guarding, and hunting dogs. Although originally, it is presumed that the breed was meant to be a sporting dog, it was really only used as a companion, show, and toy dog in the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, the Toy Trawler Spaniel was claimed to be an indigenous breed from the United Kingdom, by 1907, it was more well-known in other European countries including the Netherlands and Italy. They were more popular in the upper classes of the society, where the dogs served and intelligent and sweet-tempered companions.

A specimen of the breed named Robin was bred in 1911 by the famous tennis player and horse breeder named Lady Wentworth. Mrs. Wentworth’s dog was the only known specimen from the breed to be registered, for the reason that very few people owned Toy Trawler Spaniels. Robin died in 1920, and she is thought to be the one who is the preserved specimen at the Natural History Museum at Tring. After Robin’s death, the breed quickly got the brink of extinction in 1920. In one of Lady Wentworth’s books called “Toy Dogs and Their Ancestors Including the History and Management of Toy Spaniels Pekingese, Japanese and Pomeranians”, she wrote about using Toy Trawler Spaniels with the intention of reviving the breed. The book was published under the name of "Hon. Mrs. Neville Lytton" in 1911.

Despite every effort, the breed is considered to be extinct since 1920. The main reason for the breed’s extinction was the fact that very few people owned the dogs, thus it was hard for them at that time, to find each other. Moreover, in addition, these specimens were also used in crossbreeding with other spaniel breeds, with the aim of achieving some of their features into other off-springs.

Toy Trawler Spaniel General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Toy Trawler Spaniel size:
Small
Weight
How much does the Toy Trawler Spaniel weigh? Toy Trawler Spaniel weight:
13-15 pounds (5.9-6.8 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Toy Trawler Spaniel? Toy Trawler Spaniel average weight:
14 pounds (6.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Toy Trawler Spaniel? Toy Trawler Spaniel height:
Male: 10-13 inches (25-32 cm), Female: 9-12 inches (23-30 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Toy Trawler Spaniel average height:
Male: 11.5 inches (28.5 cm), Female: 10.5 inches (26.5 cm)

Toy Trawler Spaniel Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Toy Trawler Spaniel have? What does this canine coat look like?
Curly
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Toy Trawler Spaniel's coat?
Black & White & Red
Grooming
How to groom the Toy Trawler Spaniel and how often?
Easy to groom: The Toy Trawler 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. Toy Trawler 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 Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Miniature Trawler Spaniel? Toy Trawler Spaniel shedding level:
Toy Trawler 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.

Toy Trawler Spaniel Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Toy Trawler Spaniel have? What characteristics does the breed have?
ActiveQuietGentle
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Toy Trawler Spaniel? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Toy Trawler Spaniel's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Toy Trawler Spaniels are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Toy Trawler Spaniel is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Toy Trawler Spaniel sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Toy Trawler 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?
Toy Trawler Spaniels are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Miniature Trawler Spaniel need? Toy Trawler Spaniel social needs:
Toy Trawler Spaniels are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs bark a lot? Why does my Miniature Trawler Spaniel bark?
Low to Average: The Toy Trawler 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 Toy Trawler Spaniel good as a watchdog?
Toy Trawler Spaniels are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Toy Trawler Spaniels are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Toy Trawler Spaniel can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Toy Trawler Spaniel will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Toy Trawler Spaniel bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Miniature Trawler Spaniel? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Toy Trawler Spaniel? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Toy Trawler 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 Toy Trawler Spaniel do?
Toy Trawler Spaniels have lower than 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 Toy Trawler Spaniels need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Toy Trawler Spaniel to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Toy Trawler Spaniel roam?
Toy Trawler Spaniels have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Toy Trawler Spaniel have high prey drive?
Toy Trawler Spaniels have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Toy Trawler Spaniel good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Toy Trawler Spaniels are not apartment-friendly dogs. If you don't have a garden, you may have to reconsider your choice for having a puppy from this breed.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Toy Trawler Spaniels adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Toy Trawler 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 Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Toy Trawler Spaniel Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Toy Trawler Spaniels are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Toy Trawler Spaniel and children:
Toy Trawler Spaniels are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Toy Trawler Spaniels are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Toy Trawler Spaniel good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Toy Trawler Spaniels are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Toy Trawler Spaniels good office dogs? Do Toy Trawler Spaniels make good office friendly dogs? Can Toy Trawler Spaniels be office dogs?
No
Toy Trawler Spaniel is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Miniature Trawler Spaniel temperament with senior people? Are Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs good for elderly owners?
Toy Trawler Spaniels are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs get along with other pets? Are Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Toy Trawler Spaniels are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Toy Trawler Spaniel breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Toy Trawler Spaniels are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Toy Trawler 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). Toy Trawler Spaniel is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Toy Trawler 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. Toy Trawler Spaniel is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Toy Trawler 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. Toy Trawler Spaniel is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Toy Trawler 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 Toy Trawler Spaniel is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Toy Trawler Spaniel be a boat dog?
Not really
Toy Trawler Spaniel breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Toy Trawler 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. Toy Trawler Spaniel is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Toy Trawler Spaniel Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs have health problems?
The Toy Trawler Spaniel is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Life Expectancy
How long do Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Toy Trawler Spaniel be?
6-10 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Toy Trawler Spaniel breed hypoallergenic?
No
Toy Trawler 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 Toy Trawler Spaniel have?
Toy Trawler Spaniels have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Toy Trawler Spaniel dogs require per day?
Toy Trawler Spaniels need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on 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?
Toy Trawler Spaniels sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Toy Trawler Spaniel need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Toy Trawler Spaniel risk for obesity:
Average. The Toy Trawler Spaniel has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks 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 Toy Trawler Spaniel's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers cold weather
The Toy Trawler Spaniel can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Low
The Toy Trawler Spaniel has a low chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Toy Trawler Spaniel drool?
The Toy Trawler Spaniel is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Toy Trawler 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 Toy Trawler Spaniel. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Toy Trawler Spaniel Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Toy Trawler 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 Toy Trawler 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 Toy Trawler Spaniel have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
1-4 puppies

Toy Trawler Spaniel Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Toy Trawler Spaniel's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Toy Trawler Spaniels are easy to train.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Toy Trawler Spaniel doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Drooling tendency: The Toy Trawler Spaniel is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Stinkiness: The Toy Trawler Spaniel has a low chance of bad smell.
  • Watchdog Ability: Toy Trawler Spaniels are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Mouthiness: Toy Trawler Spaniels have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Child Friendly: Toy Trawler Spaniels are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Toy Trawler Spaniels are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Toy Trawler Spaniels don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Toy Trawler Spaniels are not apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Toy Trawler 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: Toy Trawler Spaniel is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Toy Trawler Spaniels are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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