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Sussex Spaniel Breed Profile

Sussex Spaniel fact file

KC Group: gundog
Size: medium
Good with children?: seek breeder advice
Exercise requirement: lots
Good guard dogs?: possibly
Moulting level: medium
Grooming: moderate
Jogging partner: short runs

An obedient guard dog in disguise! Given the right socialization and training, they will fit well into any family, but as a rule are generally suited as one-man dogs.

Sussex Spaniel Character

Obedient, very loyal especially to the one owner, a good guard dog but owners should be aware of this characteristic and ensure their dog is well socialized. They like to be top dog in the household!

Sussex Spaniel Size

The Breed Standard stipulates an ideal height at withers to be 38-41cm. Weight 23kg.

Sussex Spaniel Health

Generally a healthy breed with few breed-specific problems.

Sussex Spaniel Special Care

Generally a robust breed - watch the guarding instinct.

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.