Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 American Water Spaniel Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Developed in the United States as an all-round hunting dog, a purpose the breed still fulfils today. An active, muscular dog, which requires plenty of regular exercise. Has a wavy coat, which can range from Marcel waves, to close curls. Intelligent, eager to please, and very friendly demeanor. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs) genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs (https://dogwellnet.com/). For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs - www.akc.org/clubs/search. American Water Spaniel Club - www.americanwaterspanielclub.org.