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Sussex Spaniel

Heavily built and sturdy on rather short strong legs, the Sussex Spaniel has a short, abundant coat in a rich golden liver, shading to gold at the hair tips. Their broad head and somewhat serious, quizzical expression make them an attractive companion.

  • Dog suitable for owners with some experience
  • Basic training required
  • Generally healthy breed
  • Enjoys active walks
  • Enjoys one to two hours of walking a day
  • Large dog
  • Some drool
  • Requires grooming every other day
  • Quiet dog
  • Welcomes everyone happily
  • Generally friendly with other dogs
  • Gets along with other pets with training
  • May need additional supervision to live with children
  • Needs a large garden
  • Can live in semi-rural areas
  • Can be left occasionally with training

Key Facts

Lifespan: 12 – 15 years
Weight:  23kg 
Height:  38-41cm
Colours:  Rich golden liver
Size:  Medium
UK Kennel Club Groups: Gundog

Ratings

Family-friendly: 5/5
Exercise needs: 2/5
Easy to train: 3/5
Tolerates being alone: 1/5
Likes other pets: 5/5
Energy level: 2/5
Grooming needs: 3/5
Shedding: 3/5
did you know?

Did You Know?

Although one of the first breeds to be registered when the UK Kennel Club was formed in 1875, the Sussex Spaniel has always been rare and is now so rare there are more giant pandas (1864) than there were Sussex Spaniel puppies registered in 2018 (34).

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