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The Welsh Springer Spaniel
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The Welsh Springer Spaniel is a small dog breed originating from England. These dogs have a shoulder height of around 18 inches with a flat and straight coat, which is dense in hairs to protect it from weathering. The Welsh Springer Spaniel comes in a red and white color.
The Welsh Springer Spaniel has an easy going character and a reserved temperament. Although this dog is an independent breed it is also extremely loyal and devoted to its family. It will interact well with children, strangers, and provided proper training and socialization has been undertaken, all other household pets as well. Grooming a Welsh Springer Spaniel is a relatively easy task, brushing the coat once a week should be enough. A kind yet firm attitude is required when training this dog breed. Although the Welsh Springer Spaniel is a quick learner training must still be consistent. This dog has a daily need for intense exercise and enjoys long walks and field sports.