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Irish Water Spaniel

Group Gundogs
AKC Group AKC Sporting Dogs
Temperament affectionate, responsive
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Large Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Frequent Grooming
Activeness Moderately Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Sociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Good Watch Dog
Training Moderately difficult to train dogs breeds

Irish Water Spaniel Facts

First used for Retrieving water-fowl
Country of origins Ireland
Year of origin 1800s
Colors Dark liver with purple tint
Height (min) 20 inches (51 cm)
Height (max) 23 inches (58 cm)
Weight (min) 45 lbs (20 kg)
Weight (max) 65 lbs (29 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 10 years
Life expectancy (max) 12 years