Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog
Category: Sporting Dogs
Facts about Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs, "Scientific name for Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog belongs to the spaniel family. The Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog breed of dog is very similar to the English Springer Spaniel. Until the 19th century came, Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs were not well recognized.
Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Welsh Springer 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 Welsh Springer 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.
Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog is a medium-sized working dog which has slightly rounded head. The rounded head is in proportion to the body with a slightly domed skull. The nose is black or brown with open nostrils. The Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog eyes are oval in shape and have dark to medium brown colors. The ears are set at eye level and long. The Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs are close to the chicks and are fringed with hair. The tail is normally docked and carried horizontally.
The Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs perfect nose and slightly webbed feet, the Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog is a fantastic hunter, retriever and water dog. The Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog coat colors are either red or white and they come in any pattern. The coat is medium in length, soft, straight, or wavy. It has feathering on the back of the legs, belly and chest. However, at the ears and tail the feathering is lighter.
The Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog is loyal and happy especially when living with family. It is always willing to please and good with children. It loves being included to activities that surrounds a home setting. Compared to its ancestor English Springer, it has a lower energy level.
The Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog is very sensitive and in cases where it feels that is stronger than the owner, it can be very naughty. This does not mean that you punish it harshly since it does not respond well to harsh treatments. Training the Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog early is recommended so that it can learn hunting skills as well as listen to commands. It is good with other home pets like cats.
When it comes to grooming, the coat of the Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog is easy to maintain. Brushing regularly with the use of a bristle brush is recommended. When it is shedding you should brush it on a daily basis and shampoo if necessary.
The average height of the male Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog is 17 to 19 inches (43.2 to 48.2 cm) and the average height of the females is 16 to 18 inches (40.6 to 45.7 cm). The average weight of the male is 40 to 45 pounds (18 to 20.4 kg) and the average weight of the females 35 to 45 pounds (15.8 to 204 kg)
Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Welsh Springer 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. Welsh Springer 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 life expectancy of a Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog is about 12-15 years.
The number one heath problems amongst Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. The health problems encountered by Welsh Springer Spaniel are hip dysplasia, entropion and epilepsy.
When purchasing a Welsh Springer 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.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Welsh Springer Spaniel Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs they have 42 teeth.
Female Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. When Welsh Springer 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 Welsh Springer Spaniel Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
The Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog belongs to the Sporting Group and in 1914 was recognized by the (AKC) American Kennel Club.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Welsh Springer 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 Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Welsh Springer 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 Welsh Springer 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.
Average body temperature for a Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Welsh Springer Spaniel Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
Welsh Springer 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.