Spaniels Sentence Examples
Spaniels are heavily built dogs with short and very wide skulls rising suddenly at the eyes.
They may be divided into field spaniels, water spaniels and the smaller breeds kept as pets.
Field spaniels are excellent shooting dogs, and are readily trained to give notice of the proximity of game.
The Cockers are smaller spaniels, brown, or brown-and-white in the Welsh variety, black in the more common modern English form.
Dog lovers are now numbered by their tens of thousands, and in addition to shows of their favourites, owners are also liberally catered for in the shape of working trials, for during the season competitions for bloodhounds, pointers, setters, retrievers, spaniels and sheepdogs are held.Advertisement
Of the water spaniels the Irish breeds are best known.
The poodle is probably derived from spaniels, but is of slighter, more graceful build, and is pre-eminent even among spaniels for intelligence.
The best known pet spaniels are the King Charles and the Blenheim, small dogs with fine coats, probably descended from Cockers.
Great Britain is probably the country where setters were first produced, and as early as the 17th century spaniels were used in England as setting dogs.
The Newfoundland is simply an enormous spaniel, and shows its origin by the facility with which it takes to water and the readiness with which it mates with spaniels and setters.Advertisement
It has developed a definite instinct to save human beings from drowning, this probably being an evolution of the retrieving instinct of the original spaniels.
The origin of the breed is unknown, but undoubtedly it is closely related to spaniels.
We have two Cavalier king Charles spaniels and 4 cats.
A family in the Southampton area had their two working cocker spaniels stolen.
Cocker spaniels may develop glandular hypertrophy and German Shepherd Dogs are reported to have an increased predisposition.Advertisement
The Cocker is the smallest of the working spaniels, is a happy, enthusiastic companion whose tail never seems to stops wagging.
In the mid-17 th Century water spaniels were clipped like modern day Poodles - to facilitate swimming.
I have had many dog friends--huge mastiffs, soft-eyed spaniels, wood-wise setters and honest, homely bull terriers.
The online list says that the Queen also has five cocker spaniels named Bisto, Oxo, Flash, Spick, and Span.
Some trimming is also required especially spaniels ears and feet.Advertisement
Floppy eared dogs, like beagles and cocker spaniels, are more prone to ear infections because moisture and dirt is easily trapped in their ear canals.
Top Ten Sporting only includes sporting dogs and covers breeds such as Irish Setters, Spaniels and a variety of Retrievers.
Cocker Spaniels have been a long-time family favorite, and Standard Schnauzers and Portuguese Water Dogs also do well with children.
Over the years, the breed was crossed with other Retrievers, Spaniels and Setters.
Mr Brailsford was the secretary of the show at Birmingham, and he had classes for pointers, English and Irish setters, retrievers and Clumber spaniels.Advertisement