The land spaniels are also divided by size. They were all bred to hunt either on land or water and the american cocker spaniel is the smallest of the breed.
The american spaniel club is expanding opportunities for additional points in this second century of flushing shows.
Cocker spaniel american water spaniel. The two breeds diverged during the 20th century due to differing breed standards in the us and the uk in the united states the breed is usually called a cocker spaniel while elsewhere in the world it is called an american cocker spaniel to distinguish it. Not a lot of help to a novice. Cocker spaniel unknown variety find dna tests.
The 2021 flushing spaniel show will be held on january 15 17 2021 at the world s fair exhibition hall located at 935 world s fair park drive knoxville tn 37902. The american water spaniel was developed in the united states. English cocker spaniel find dna tests.
The american water spaniel is solid liver brown or dark chocolate while the boykin spaniel is solid colored in rich liver brown or dark chocolate. The american cocker spaniel is a breed of sporting dog. The american water spaniel club estimates that there are probably no more than 3 000 in existence.
While the first instinct may be to bath the dog this should only be a last resort. The american water spaniel entered the akc stud book in 1940 and was named wisconsin s official. He is the state dog of wisconsin and was developed there in the 19th century.
2 12 a maya by kelly hayes american water spaniel. The american water spaniel has a very oily feeling coat that may occasionally be somewhat doggy smelling. The bloodlines of this spaniel are varied but certainly include the english water spaniel and the irish water spaniel.
In fact if you were to utilize the akc s compare breeds option you d be hard pressed to find any differences. It is a spaniel type dog that is closely related to the english cocker spaniel. Cocker merry cocker woker.
Aws american brown spaniel american brown water spaniel. The intensity coat color gene variant causes an extreme dilution of phaeomelanin red or yellow pigment resulting in a cream to white coat in dogs. The intensity coat color gene variant causes an extreme dilution of phaeomelanin red or yellow pigment resulting in a cream to white coat in dogs.
Recognized by the american kennel club in 1946 as a sporting breed. The american water spaniel is a great breed for those dog owners that don t want to spend a great deal of time in grooming routines. Puppy dog sheba richard massey s american water spaniel black american cocker spaniel.