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
The above colors are the only acceptable colors or combinations of colors. Any other colors or color combinations are disqualified.
Black color: white spots, except chest and throat.
ASCOB: white spots except chest and throat.
Spotted color: 90% or more of the main color.
Tanning marks, occupying more than 10%.
The absence of tan marks in black and ASCOB individuals in any of the indicated places.
Males – above 39.4cm; Bitches above 36.8 cm. Continue reading
The American Cocker Spaniel is an excellent hunter: masterfully scares hiding game and brings dead birds and wounded animals. But he is extremely popular as a pet dog – beautiful, faithful, easily accustomed to any lifestyle; in a word, it is a wonderful companion and friend of man.
Universal favorite of the family
Ideal height for an adult male is 38 cm, for an adult female – 35.5 cm. Deviations of no more than 1.3 cm in one direction or another are acceptable. Continue reading