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Sussex Spaniel Info

Sussex Spaniel Breed Information

Learn all about Sussex Spaniels at Petstew.com. If you’re interested in adopting or buying a Sussex Spaniel, or just a dog lover, you should research all details including the Sussex Spaniel breed temperament, coat, colors, shedding, health, grooming requirements, and more.
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Lifespan: 11-15 years Height: 13-16" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 4-6 pups
Group: Sporting Weight: 40-45 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Sussex Spaniel is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 40 lbs that can reach 45 lbs. It is officially part of the Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, NKC, NZKC, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Sussex Spaniel breed has a typical lifespan of 11 to 15 years, Medium hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Sussex Spaniel should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 6 puppies.

Sussex Spaniel Breed Characteristics

Group Sporting Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin England Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs small
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Sussex Spaniel Temperament

Slow and easy going, the Sussex Spaniel is very fond of its family. Placid and friendly, this breed is a keen and determined worker but not very outgoing. It is a talented hunting companion though it may not move as quickly as other spaniels. Sussex Spaniels love everyone and may howl if left alone for a long time. Sussex Spaniels are barkers and howlers.

Health Problems

prone to heart problems, joint problems, ear infections, intervertebral disc syndrome, otitis exerna, entropion in the eyelids, and infections in the droopy lower eyelids

Sussex Spaniel Coat

Sussex Spaniel Dog Colors

Golden liver

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