Field SpanielPublished: Last updated: by Kyle J. Larson
Average size and lifespan
Lifespan: 10 - 12 Years
Easy to Train
Can Be Alone
Field Spaniel Information
A very close relative of the Cocker Spaniel, the Field Spaniel is larger and longer in build with a glossy coat that can be black or liver. This breed is level-headed and patient, making it a great family pet. They are calm and docile around the house, but turn up the energy when they’re playing or hunting.
Sweet and fun-loving, the Field Spaniel aims to please his family members. He can be standoff-ish with strangers although he quickly warms up once trust is earned. The breed is highly intelligent which makes training easy, but due to their sensitivity, harsh training is not recommended. Positive reinforcement works best.
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Can Field Spaniels be apartment dogs?
Field Spaniels aren't ideal for apartments, but might be able to live there successfully if there are enough opportunities to find larger spaces nearby to play.
Can Field Spaniels be left alone?
While Field Spaniels prefer to be around their owners, they can do fairly well when left alone if necessary.
Are Field Spaniels good with kids?
Field Spaniels do well with kids. As with any dog they should be monitored closely, they're unlikely to become aggressive.
Are Field Spaniels friendly with strangers?
Although Field Spaniels can take a bit to warm up to a stranger, they are mostly friendly with others.
Do Field Spaniels get along with other dogs?
Although Field Spaniels will mostly get along with other dogs, they may have some issues. They can typically be dealt with by socializing them with other dogs.
Do Field Spaniels bark a lot?
As far as dogs go, Field Spaniels bark an average amount. You can expect them to bark to alert you, get your attention, or when there are strangers or other dogs.
Do Field Spaniels shed a lot?
Field Spaniels shed quite a bit. You'll need to brush them often to limit the hair on your floors and clothing.
Do Field Spaniels need a lot of grooming?
Field Spaniels don't require very much effort for grooming. You'll just need to provide typical maintenance and baths.
Do Field Spaniels need a lot of exercise?
The Field Spaniel has a good amount of energy and will need to be exercised with some walks and play to keep them happy.
Are Field Spaniels easy to train?
Typically, Field Spaniels are easy to train. They enjoy the bonding process with their owner and are quick to learn.
Can Field Spaniels handle cold weather?
Field Spaniels do well in cold weather. You may need to protect their paws, but they'll do well in colder climates.
Can Field Spaniels handle hot weather?
Field Spaniels do well in hot climates and can stay out longer without overheating.