known as the "Gentleman's Gun Dog", he is the largest of all
spaniels, and a very
good hunter and gun dog. The Clumber is prized for his ability to work well in dense
Clumber Spaniel is also the heaviest and slowest of the spaniels. Standing
just 20 inches tall, the Clumber can weigh up to 65 pounds. A stocky dog,
the Clumber has a massive head, a straight, silky coat, and feathering on
legs, stomach, and tail. The coat is white with lemon or orange markings,
and sheds year-round.
Spaniels may look heavy and stubby, but they are surprisingly resourceful
and inventive. They are adept at getting what they want - even when it's
hard to get at! Friendly, affectionate, loyal, intelligent, but
sometimes reserved, they make ideal companions for an active elderly
person or a family with children.
a sedate breed, the Clumber requires a healthy amount of exercise to fight
a tendency towards obesity caused by his love of curling up on the couch,
eating, and sleeping. Training may require extra patience and repetition.