More
    Categories

    German Spaniel (Deutscher Wachtelhund)

    Related Articles

    Overview

    In Germany, the breed is also known as Deutscher Wachtelhund. Although somewhat similar in appearance to the English Springer Spaniel, the German Spaniel is slightly shorter in the leg.

    Roles

    This versatile dog operates as a talented retriever, often working in marshland. It resembles hounds in that it is also highly respected as a tracker. Various breeds contributed to the development of the German Spaniel, including the old German Stüber. Essentially a working dog, this breed is not normally kept as a pet in Germany.

    Video Credits: Terrier Saly

    Categories

    Other Topics

    Bay-breasted Warbler

    Overview Bay-breasted Warbler (Setophaga castanea) appears more sluggish in foraging than do other warblers feeding in the same...

    Ojos Azules

    Overview These cats usually impress one immediately with their sweet and appealing expression and their large and lovely...

    Portuguese Sheepdog (Cão da Serra de Aires)

    History & Overview The Portuguese Sheepdog, or Cão da Serra de Aires, as it is called in its...

    Egyptian Mau

    History & Overview The Egyptian Mau cat is descended from cats brought from Cairo to Rome in the...

    Congenital Hypotrichosis

    What Is Congenital Hypotrichosis? Hypotrichosis, also called regional alopecia, is the presence of less than normal amount of hair....