Category: Sporting Dogs
Facts about American Water Spaniel Dogs, "Scientific name for American Water Spaniel Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The American Water Spaniel Dog is a water retriever and loyal family friend. Honored as the state dog of Wisconsin of the United States of America.
The enthusiastic American Water Spaniel Dog breed is an all rounder when it comes to hunting. It is a skilled swimmer at the genetic level. The American Water Spaniel Dog is blessed with a water resistant double coat that helps retaining its coat despite of all the water games it gets involved in. It shows enormous energy and hence doesn’t get tired easily. Given proper training and practice, the American Water Spaniel Dog can be a great family companion.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. American Water Spaniel Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult American Water Spaniel Dogs they have 42 teeth.
Female American Water Spaniel Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. When puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Female American Water Spaniel Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
As American Water Spaniel Dog is active and energetic, it need daily exercise to maintain their agility and high sporty spirit. The American Water Spaniel Dog needs at least a couple of hours running, walking and fetch – chase games every day. It spends their excess energy through recreational barking and consistent chewing.
The American Water Spaniel Dog thrives for constant attention and likes to stay involved with the family. If the American Water Spaniel Dog is ignored or left alone in the house for few hours, it may get bored and spend time in destructive ways. The American Water Spaniel Dog are perfect for the homes with housewives or senior persons who stay in the house throughout the day.
The average height of the American Water Spaniel Dog to the shoulders is 15 to 18 inches (38 to 45.7 cm) and the average weight is 25 to 45 pounds (11.3 to 20.4 kg)
American Water Spaniel Dog often jump over fences and go out for roaming or hunting purpose, which is their natural instinct. They may behave like a stubborn puppy at times, mostly when they are given attention for a long time or when the basic physical requirement isn’t met. The American Water Spaniel Dog are so independent that they can roam in the neighborhood all by themselves and come back when the clock ticks for their daily meals.
A American Water Spaniel Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a American Water Spaniel Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A American Water Spaniel Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
The American Water Spaniel Dog are highly territorial and become aggressive when they meet strange dogs. This is where the owner needs to be very cautious as they often hold the courage to fight with a pack all by themselves.
American Water Spaniel Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a American Water Spaniel Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. American Water Spaniel Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. American Water Spaniel Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
American Water Spaniel Dog is an energetic breed and needs high quality food in regular intervals. One to one and a half cups of food, divided in to two meals, fed twice a day, make sure to find a sufficient food for them to stay active and healthy.
American Water Spaniel Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a American Water Spaniel Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
When purchasing a American Water Spaniel Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references, check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The American Water Spaniel Dog belongs to the Sporting Group and in 1940 it was recognized by the (AKC) American Kennel Club.
The number one heath problems amongst American Water Spaniel Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that American Water Spaniel Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Average body temperature for a American Water Spaniel Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A American Water Spaniel Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
American Water Spaniel Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.