Category: Sporting Dogs
Facts about Field Spaniel Dogs, "Scientific name for Field Spaniel Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Field Spaniel Dog is one of the rarest spaniel dog breeds, they do great in water. The Field Spaniel Dog has medium to long ears and a water repellent single dense coat. The Field Spaniel Dog is a spaniel type of dog that is medium-sized.
The Field Spaniel Dog were initially developed in the late 19th century in England and re-developed in the mid 20th century to make them more suitable for field work such as hunting. The Field Spaniel Dog breed is rare and has been registered by the Kennel Club as a Vulnerable Native Breed. The Field Spaniel Dog belongs to the Sporting Group and in 1894 it was recognized by the (AKC) American Kennel Club.
A standard Field Spaniel Dog on average weighs between 35 to 50 pounds (15.8 to 22.6 kg) and its height is 17 to 18 inches (43.1 to 45,7 cm) tall at the shoulders. Field Spaniel is lighter as compared to the other spaniels.
In addition, it does not have an undercoat. The coats of this type of dog come in solid colors such as liver, golden liver, black and roan black and some varieties have some markings on the chest and the throat. The Field Spaniel Dogs coat is silky and moderately long. In addition, Field Spaniel Dogs coat is lighter than that of Cocker Spaniel Dog but requires regular grooming so that mats do not appear in the fur. Field Spaniel Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Field Spaniel Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Field 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. Field 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.
. This makes it to be placed between the English Springer Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel in terms of size.
Field Spaniel Dog can make great family dogs. The Field Spaniel Dog are patient and good with children but have to be engaged in activities such as hunting so that they do not become bored and destructive. The Field Spaniel Dog breed of dog is very good in agility work as well as hunting. They are very happy when they are active.
Field Spaniel Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Field 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. Field Spaniel Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The Field Spaniel Dog socialize very well with other types of dogs and in terms of intelligence, they are rated above average. Field Spaniel dogs are independent, sensitive, cautious, adaptable and docile.
A Field 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.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Field Spaniel Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Field Spaniel Dogs they have 42 teeth.
Female Field Spaniel Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. When Field Spaniel 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 Field Spaniel Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
Field Spaniel Dogs are very active and as such not suitable for apartment life. A home with a large yard will be the best option for the Field Spaniel Dog breed. Ensure that you have a good and strong fence in your compound to prevent them from taking off to follow things that might interest them. When locked in kennel, these dogs are very neurotic.
The Field Spaniel Dogs have a life span of between 10 and 12 years.
When purchasing a Field 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.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Field Spaniel Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A 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.
Average body temperature for a Field Spaniel Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Field Spaniel Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
Field 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.
The number one heath problems amongst Field Spaniel Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Field Spaniel Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.