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American Water Spaniel Puppies
American Water Spaniel Puppies:
The American Water Spaniel is active, muscular and hardy. The broad head is moderately long and in proportion to the rest of the dog, with a moderate stop. The square looking muzzle is medium in length. The wide nose has large nostrils and is black or brown in color. The teeth meet in a scissors or level bite. The wide set eyes vary in color from light yellow-brown to brown hazel to dark brown, depending on the coat color. The long, hanging ears are set at eye level, covered with curls. The legs are medium in length. Dewclaws are sometimes removed. The well feathered tail is thicker at the base, tapering to a point and is medium in length, curved in a rocker fashion, and can be carried either slightly below or above the level of the back. The double coat ranges from wavy (marcel) to curly and comes in solid liver, brown or dark chocolate. There is sometimes a little white on the chest and toes.
2011 American Water Spaniel:
There is an old saying in the Southern United States; “That dog don’t hunt”. It is loosely translated as; wrong, worthless or useless. The American Water Spaniel does hunt. This breed could never be thought of as useless or worthless. These American Water Spaniel dogs puppies for sale live to please; they are one of the most versatile breeds of hunting dogs around. You will also enjoy them as a companion.It cannot be said with exact certainty of which breeds these dogs are derived. This is the case of most early American breeds. It is known through old hunting journals and correspondence that this all American dog was present in America in the eighteenth century. They were valued hunting and farm dogs. The intelligence of the breed made them an appreciated farmhand and hunting partner, then and now. They are believed to be descendants of the Irish Spaniel and the Curley Coated Retriever. The American Water Spaniel’s multifaceted hunting ability is proof of this theory.
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The breed was refined in the area of the Great lakes, Wisconsin and Minnesota. These dogs were destined to become hunters in this sportsman paradise. The American Water Spaniel will excel at most any job, but are almost, if not, predestined to be hunters. The retriever lineage makes them amazing flushers. Some have been even known to point. The curly coat coupled with its feathered tail, makes the American Water Spaniel dogs puppies for sale outstanding water dogs. The energy of the Spaniel makes this dog an enduring member of the hunting party. Its easy going nature allows for a very obedient dog. The fact that the American Water Spaniel is obedient, intelligent and eager to please makes this an easily trainable breed. This is very important. Training your dog and establishing yourself as the alpha will make for a peaceful and rewarding relationship.
Brown American Water Spaniel:
The American Water Spaniel puppies for sale will do well in any home. They are, at their largest, only fifteen inches in height and forty-five pounds. They aren’t terribly active indoors. They will need a long walk each day. The breed is a hunting breed so they will need more than a leisurely fifteen minute walk. They do best with a yard where they entertain their instincts; without enough exercise the dog will tend to bark and whine.
Black American Water Spaniel:
The American Water Spaniel dogs puppies for sale have beautiful curly double coats. They tend to be either dark chocolate brown, solid liver or brown in color. Their coat tends to be oily; this is a natural water repellent. Grooming is no tedious chore. Simply brush twice a week and bathe when absolutely necessary. They need to retain the oil, so use a gentle shampoo. The breed has no real health issues. Some have reported skin problems, but not on a large scale.
Good health, smart, loving eager to please, versatile, enthusiastic; all describes the American Water Spaniel for sale. These all describe a dog that is nothing but right. The American Water Spaniel is the right choice for any family. “These dogs do hunt”.
Purebred American Water Spaniel from Chris Eckert:
The American Water Spaniel is a “Born In America” dog with an eager and friendly personality that fits family and hunting needs. As a hunting dog they retrieve both in water and upland as well as flushing game. They are good with children but may snap if treated harshly. Socialization as a puppy is a plus, and they are fine with other pets. Bathe only when absolutely necessary to maintain the natural oils in the coat.
This Water Spaniel is a also known as a great retriever and can handle any type of game. They are also the state dog of Wisconsin.
An American dog breed, this little flushing spaniel is also a very competent retriever, though not entirely well known in the states. They can hunt both feathered and furred game. After water retrieving bathing is suggested, at least monthly, in order to control “wet-dog” odor.Grooming of the curly or uniformly wavy coat is needed every few days to prevent tangles and to keep the coat in decent shape.
American Water Spaniel:
The average AWS coat is really only about 1/2″ inch longer than that of the Labrador Retriever. Many owners occasionally have their dogs coat trimmed to keep them from looking too nasty.
This little brown dog possesses many of the common spaniel characteristics however they are slower to mature overall than many of their spaniel cousins.