Clumber Spaniel Puppies & Breed Information

Clumber Spaniel

Clumber Spaniel Puppy Characteristics


  • Size:
  • Grooming Needs:
  • Exercise Needs:
  • Good With Dogs:
  • Watchdog Ability:

Clumber Spaniel Puppies for Sale


View More Puppies for Sale

Get Matched to Trusted Breeders

Clumber Spaniel Breed Information


Breed Group: Sporting

Weight: Male: 70-85; Female: 55-70 lbs

Height: Male: 19-20; Female: 17-19 inches

Color(s): white dog with lemon or orange markings (thefewer the markings on body, the better)

Overview

This breed was developed in England in the middle of the 14th century and is the heaviest of the Spaniels. They were favored by British monarchs for their solemn and majestic demeanor. The Clumber Spaniel is the keenest of hunters, and excels at retrieving pheasant and partridge. They are great water dogs, have a heightened sense of smell, and display remarkable stamina and endurance.

Character

The Clumber Spaniel is handsome and useful; a true aristocrat of long descent. They are considered to be a rare breed that is typically difficult to obtain. This slow moving and stocky breed are sedate, affectionate, and make an excellent companion.

Temperament

Of the hunting breeds, the Clumber Spaniel is the most low-key and easy-going. They are gentle, sweet, and highly intelligent. A pleasant and well-behaved dog, they get along with other dogs, cats, and other household animals they are raised with. They typically become attached to one specific person in their family. Clumber Spaniels are generally good with children. They do not easily befriend strangers, but are never timid or aggressive. This breed greatly enjoys human companionship and attention.

Care

Clumber Spaniels need daily grooming with a comb and brush. Professional trimming of the coat is required. Their eyes and ears need to be cleaned on a consistent basis. This breed is prone to hip dysplasia, juvenile lameness, dry eyes, and cataracts. It is important to not over feed them as they gain weight easily. They are also prone to flea and skin allergies. Due to their dense coats, the Clumber Spaniel must be protected from becoming over heated.

Coat

The body coat of the Clumber Spaniel is straight, flat, dense, and weather resistant. It is soft, not harsh in texture. The ears, legs, and stomach are slightly feathered with straight hair. They have a thick ruff of hair at the neck. The Clumber Spaniel is a double coat breed. The outer coat consists of long guard hairs, while the undercoat is thick and soft. The coat color is predominantly white with either orange or lemon markings. This breed is a heavy shedder.

Training

This breed loves to please their master and has an excellent memory. As a result, training Clumber Spaniels are not typically difficult. They are quiet and unassuming and will not respond to harsh or heavy-handed training methods. They learn best with a calm trainer who provides them with positive reinforcement, praise, love, fairness, and consistency. Early socialization and basic obedience is recommended.

Activity

Clumber Spaniels are equally suited for apartment or residential dwellings. They require daily exercise such as brisk walks, being bicycling companions, chasing a ball, or swimming. Failure to provide sufficient exercise will cause this breed to become overweight, have muscle atrophy, and shorten their life span.

Ownership

If you are looking for Clumber Spaniel puppies for sale from reputable Clumber Spaniel breeders or to adopt Clumber Spaniels from a Clumber Spaniel rescue then make sure you understand as much about the dog breeds you are interested in as you can. Every puppy breed is different. Begin your research by reading the breed information about the Clumber Spaniel puppy above. Search our dog breeds section to find Clumber Spaniel puppies that make great pets.


Rate this Breed Information - Provided by

Saving...

3.9 out of 5 based on 16 ratings for the Clumber Spaniel puppy breed profile.

Updated: 4/24/2014
Answer a Question

Breed Questions & Answers

Are you knowledgeable about a certain breed? Share what you know!


We provide the only safe marketplace for Clumber Spaniel dog breeders to list and rehome their purebred Clumber Spaniel puppies. Clumber Spaniel dog breeders listing puppies on Next Day Pets are required to verify their identity for your protection. Most dog breeders with Clumber Spaniels for sale offer health guarantees and may be shipped worldwide. With over 100,000 active dog breeders, we can assure you you'll find the perfect puppy for your family.