Welsh Springer Spaniel

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Breed Group: Sporting
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Typically referred to as the "Welshie", this hardy gun dog was developed in Wales. Favored by wealthy Englishmen as an all-purpose hunting dog, this breed excelled in water and land for use with all types of game. The Welsh Springer Spaniel derived their name from their style of hunting, "springing" in the air to flush out game ahead of their hunting companion.
The Welsh Springer Spaniel is compact and muscular. This is an attractive breed, exhibiting substance, and built for endurance. Although the Welsh Springer Spaniel possesses many attributes this breed is often over-looked by their English Spaniel cousin. As a result they are rarely seen in the United States and may be difficult to obtain.
This breed is affectionate, happy, and excellent with children. They are active, loyal, friendly, and exhibit a playful attitude. The Welsh Springer Spaniel is accepting of other pets. They may be reserved with strangers, but are not shy, timid, or aggressive. Although they are somewhat independent, this breed thrives on being included in family activities and does not do well if left alone for extended periods of time. They are amiable and trustworthy companions.
The Welsh Springer Spaniel requires regular brushing with a stiff bristle brush. Special care must be given during shedding. Bathing or dry shampooing should only be done when necessary. It is important to regularly check and clean the ears. This breed is prone to hip dysplasia, epilepsy, and entropion.
The Welsh Springer Spaniel has a coat that is naturally straight, soft in texture, thick, and flat. The coat is weatherproof and provides protection from temperature extremes as well as briar bushes and thorns. There is feathering on the chest, underside of the body, and the back of the legs. The tail and ears have light feathering. This breed's coat color only comes in red and white, with many pattern variations. They are average shedders.
This versatile breed is eager to learn but can be headstrong. They require early socialization and basic obedience. Their primary love is hunting, so early training in this sport is highly recommended to keep them from roaming. Training should be done with firmness, fairness, and consistency.
The Welsh Springer Spaniel is highly energetic and lively. They require a tremendous amount of exercise off the leash, and prefer a large yard or open space. This breed will do okay in an apartment provided they are sufficiently exercised. They are fairly active indoors and benefit from play sessions. The Welsh Springer Spaniel excels in tracking, hunting, retrieving, and swimming. If this breed is not properly exercised on a consistent basis they will become bored, lazy, and overweight.
35-45 lbs
Male: 18-19; Female: 17-18 inches
Rich red and white
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How much do Welsh Springer Spaniel puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Welsh Springer Spaniel varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Welsh Springer Spaniel puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Welsh Springer Spaniels sold is $1,700.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Welsh Springer Spaniel with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $2,000 upwards to $2,000 or even more for a Welsh Springer Spaniel with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Welsh Springer Spaniels sold is $1,300.

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What can I expect to pay for a puppy?

Median Price: $1,700.00
Average Price: $1,300.00
Top Quality: $2,000.00 to $2,000.00

*Data sourced from the sale of 100 Welsh Springer Spaniel puppies across the United States on NextDayPets.com.

Annual cost of owning a Welsh Springer Spaniel puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Welsh Springer Spaniels true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Most Popular Welsh Springer Spaniel Names for 2021

We've compiled the top 7 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 100 Welsh Springer Spaniel dogs.
  • 1. Pups
  • 2. Ruthee
  • 3. Jasper
  • 4. Girl Puppy
  • 5. Combo
  • 6. Brown Pup
  • 7. Boy Puppy

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Anonymous asked:
How much do Welsh Springer Spaniels cost?

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The average price of a Welsh Springer Spaniel will depend on several things that include but are not limited to if you are purchasing breeding rights from a registered breeder or if you are getting a working type. As well as the availability of puppies in that are and the amount of money the breeder has invested in his/her dam and sire prior to the breeding process. The average price you are looking at is between $1500.00 - $2700.00 per puppy, again depending on what you are looking for to get into the breed. The puppies that are prices higher or lower do not mean quality, you must talk to the breeder and ensure you are getting the dog that you want for life, whether that is a show stock, working stock or pet stock dog.

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I've read several times on various Welsh Springer Spaniel breed websites that the Welshie temperament may tend toward timidness. How prevalent is this in the breed? How would you rate their trainability and ease of learning?

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The Welsh Springer Spaniel is known as a more timid breed when it comes to strangers. It is important to socialize your Welsh Springer Spaniel as much as possible. The breed is quite intelligent and is a 7-8/10 on the trainability scale for dog trainers. Contact your local Positive Reinforcement trainer. He/She will be able to help you with training your new pup/dog.

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How much do Welsh Springer Spaniels bark?

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Welsh Springer Spaniels don't bark a lot. Our Welshie barks only when the door bell is ringing. But when we meet another dog and she's on a leash there is no sound.

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Do Welsh Springer Spaniels shed much?

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Welsh Springer Spaniels shed quite a bit. Their hair sometimes comes off on your hands when you pet them, stick to your upholstery and clothing and hide under the furniture. You'll need to vacuum frequently.

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Updated: 4/13/2021