Clumber Spaniel

Clumber Spaniel

Breed Fact

Country of Origin: England
Hypoallergenic: No
Height: Male: 46–51 cm, Female: 43–48 cm
Weight: Male: 32–39 kg, Female: 25–32 kg
Color: White, Orange & White, Lemon & White
Life Expectancy: 9 – 12 years
Temperament: Gentle, Loyal, Calm, Dignified, Affectionate, Great-hearted
Litter Size: 3 - 9 puppies
Health Problems: Some are prone to entropion, cataracts, panosteitis (juvenile lameness), hip dysplasia and dry eyes. They tend to snore, wheeze and drool. Clumbers are prone to skin and flea allergies. Like to chew; take care not to let them swallow foreign objects.

The Clumber Spaniel is a massive dog.

The chest is broad and deep. It has a broad square head, wide across the top with a brownish or flesh colored nose. It has a deep stop and well developed lips.

The muzzle is wide for good retrieving. The flews hang over the lower jaw.

The eyes are dark amber and are slightly deep set, ears are large in the shape of vine leaves, hanging forward, and well covered with hair.

The neck is thick, heavy, and feathered at the throat, and the tail is short-fringed.

Dewclaw removal is optional. Carried level with the back, shoulders are robust and muscular. Limbs are short, straight and strong-boned. Its hair is thick, straight and silky in pure white with lemon or orange markings.

They have a feathered coat and their tails are customarily docked, however docking is illegal in most of the European countries. Coat color is predominantly white, with either lemon or orange markings.