Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Spaniel: Irish Water


General information

  • Apparently the only survivor of the Water Spaniels of Ireland. Dates back to the 1800s.
  • Bred to retrieve from water.
  • Really an outdoor dog and lives best with active owners who like a lot of walking and exploring.
  • Still a first-rate gundog.
  • Loyal, attentive and gentle in disposition.

Biological Data

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