Clumber Spaniel Breed Information
Clumber Spaniels are the largest and heaviest of all the spaniels. They have fur covered vine-shaped ears, strong short legs, and muscular shoulders.
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Dogs: 19 - 20" (48.3 - 48.3cm) Bitches: 17 - 19" (43.2 - 43.2cm).
Dogs: 70-85 lbs (32-39 kg) Bitches: 55-70 lbs (25-32 kg).
Clumber Spaniels are predominantly white, with either lemon or orange markings.
Heavy shedders, clumber Spaniels should be brushed regularly. Their ears and eyes should be checked and cleaned regularly.
Clumber spaniels are quiet gentle dogs. They are affectionate and easy going. They get along well with children and other pets. Clumber Spaniels love to chew and fetch. They have excellent memories and like to do things that please their masters. They are not outgoing, and will not open up to everyone.
Clumber Spaniels are susceptible to panosteitis (juvenile lameness), hip dysplasia, cataracts, dry eyes, fleas and entropion. Clumber Spaniels drool, wheeze and snore and should not be overfed. They have been known to swallow foreign objects.
About 10-12 years.
Clumber Spaniels are inactive indoors and require at least a small yard. As a Clumber Spaniel ages, its exercise requirement is reduced, and a couple of minutes of fetch will satisfy its need for activity. Clumber Spaniels love to swim.
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