Russian Spaniel is a medium sized hunting dog breed. Their close relatives are the English Cocker Spaniel and the English Springer Spaniel. A great helper when hunting for waterfowl. His task is to find the bird, raise it to the wing, after the shot of the hunter and his team, to feed the game.
Russian hunting spaniel
The history of the breed Russian hunting spaniel
At the end of the 19th century, various representatives of the Cocker Spaniel breed were brought to Russia. Unfortunately, these small squat dogs were not very suitable for the conditions of bird hunting in Russia. The hunters at that time had a great need for a hardy and unpretentious dog of small size. Continue reading