So you’re looking to adopt an English Springer Spaniel, or already have one?
According to the American Kennel Club, “Built for long days in the field, English Springer Spaniels are tough, muscular hunters standing 19 to 20 inches at the shoulder and weighing between 40 and 50 pounds. The double coat comes in several colors and patterns, the ears are long and lush, and the kindly, trusting expression of the eyes is a cherished hallmark of the breed. Springers move with a smooth, ground-covering stride.Bred to work closely with humans, Springers are highly trainable people-pleasers. They crave company and are miserable when neglected.Polite dogs, Springers are good with kids and their fellow mammals. They are eager to join in any family activity. Long walks, games of chase and fetch, and swimming are favorite pastimes of these rugged spaniels. The English Springer Spaniel is a sweet-faced, lovable bird dog of great energy, stamina, and brains. Sport hunters cherish the duality of working Springers: handsome, mannerly pets during the week, and trusty hunting buddies on weekends.”
An English Springer Spaniel typically ranges from 48.26cm to 50.8cm in height, and weighs from 18.143694800000002kg to 22.6796185kg.
There are a few pet insurance companies in New Zealand that offer dog insurance for English Springer Spaniel breeds. Try Cove Insurance as they are currently offering a one-month free promotion. Typically English Springer Spaniel insurance ranges from $30 per month to $65 – but of course this varies depending on a range of other factors such as gender.