Tag: Sporting Dog Breeds

Curly Coated Retriever

AKC Breed Group: Sporting Other Registries: ANKC (Gundogs); CKC (Sporting); FCI (Retrievers); KC (Gundog); UKC (Gun Dog)     Curly Coated Retriever Overview The Curly Coated Retriever is one of the oldest retrieving breeds. The breed was developed in England and was preferred by English huntsmen who admired their gentle retrieving …

Cocker Spaniel

AKC Breed Group: Sporting     Cocker Spaniel Overview This is a beautiful, and intelligent dog breed that makes a terrific pet. Cocker Spaniels refer to two modern breeds of the spaniel type: the American Cocker Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel. Both breeds are simply called the Cocker …

Clumber Spaniel

AKC Breed Group: Sporting Other Registries: ANKC (Gundogs); CKC (Sporting); FCI (Flushing Dogs); KC (Gundog); UKC (Gun Dog)     Clumber Spaniel Overview This dog breed was developed in England in the middle of the 14th century and is the heaviest of the Spaniels. The Clumber Spaniel was …

Brittany Spaniel

Breed: Brittany Spaniel AKC Breed Group: Sporting     Brittany Spaniel Overview This is an extremely intelligent dog breed that excels at hunting sports. The Brittany is gentle, obedient and very keen to please. They are alert, lively and independent dogs with a lovely nature. This dog breed is …

Barbet

Breed: Barbet AKC Breed Group: Sporting Group Other Registries: FCI(Water  Dogs); UKC (Gundog)   Barbet Overview The Barbet, or French Water Dog, is one of the oldest dog breeds in his native France. The name Barbet comes from ‘barbe’, the French word for ‘beard’. A female Barbet is called a ‘Barbette’ …

American Water Spaniel

Breed: American Water Spaniel AKC Breed Group: Sporting Other Registries: CKC (Sporting); FCI (Water Dogs); KC (Gundog); UKC (Gun Dog) Summary: The American Water Spaniel was bred to be a hunting dog specialized in waterfowl. Because of this he is a very skilled swimmer and has a water-resistant …