Category: Sporting Dogs
Facts about Irish Water Spaniel Dogs, "Scientific name for Irish Water Spaniel Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Irish Water Spaniel is a variety of dog that hails from Ireland. The Irish Water Spaniel Dog breed is the biggest and one among the oldest varieties of spaniels and one of the more uncommon breeds. The Irish Water Spaniel Dog breed is called by other names, such as Whiptail, Rat Tail Spaniel, Shannon Spaniel and Bog Dog.
Irish Water 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 Irish 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.
A matured Irish Water Spaniel Dog attains the maximum height, ranging from 20 inches to 23 inches (50.8 to 58.4 cm), with the maximum body weight that ranges from 45 pounds to 65 pounds (20.4 to 29.4 kg).
The Irish Water Spaniel Dog breeds have a long and a big head that is square, profound muzzle, and a regular stop. They have a big nose, which appears dark liver in color. The teeth of the Irish Water Spaniel Dog breed, meet in a level bite or a scissors. Their eyes are small in size and brown in color, which assume the shape of an almond. The Irish Water Spaniel Dog have long ears and they are set low, suspending near the head and enclosed with loose curls. The upper body is deep, but thin. They have straight front legs, and the hindquarters are as elevated as or a little higher than the withers. They have circular spreading webbed feet, enclosed with hair. The Irish Water Spaniel Dog breeds have a low-set tail and carried level with the rear. The fur is enclosed with long, loose coils on the body and shorter fur on the tail and face. The curly exterior coat has a thick undercoat that protects the Irish Water Spaniel Dog from cold weather.
Irish Water Spaniel Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Irish Water Spaniel Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Irish 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 Irish Water Spaniel Dogs eye protected and moist. 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.
The Irish Water Spaniel Dog breed is clever, dedicated and determined, self-confident, enthusiastic and willing with a craving to satisfy. The Irish Water Spaniel Dog breeds are the loving family dogs and can be effortlessly trained. Through adequate psychological and bodily exercise and pet owners who persuasively show a natural, solid, confident and reliable leadership over the Irish Water Spaniel Dog, they will find it to be gentle-mannered and passive. The Irish Water Spaniel Dog breed can perform well with other family pets if they are appropriately introduced. They can be aloof with unfamiliar people.
Irish Water Spaniel Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Irish 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. Irish Water 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 average lifespan of the Irish Water Spaniel Dog breed ranges from 10 years to 12 years.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Average body temperature for a Irish Water Spaniel Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Irish Water Spaniel Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Irish Water Spaniel Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Irish Water Spaniel Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The number one heath problems amongst Irish Water Spaniel Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Irish Water Spaniel Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Irish 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.
A Irish 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.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Irish Water Spaniel Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult dogs they have 42 teeth. When Irish Water Spaniel puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Irish Water Spaniel 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.