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Sussex Spaniel

Dog Sussex Spaniel

The Sussex Spaniel is a hunting dog breed of British origin, known for its distinctive silhouette and friendly temperament.

The Sussex Spaniel is medium in size. Males generally measure between 36 and 41 cm at the shoulder, while females are approximately the same size. The average weight is around 18 to 23 kg.

The Sussex Spaniel has a compact and well-proportioned body. He has a deep chest and a straight topline.

The hair is dense, flat or slightly wavy, and of medium length. The coat is generally liver colored (brown), sometimes with white markings on the chest.

The head is broad with a rounded skull. The muzzle is square, the nose is broad and liver-colored. The eyes are large, dark and expressive. The ears are set low and carried close to the head.

The Sussex Spaniel is known for its gentle, calm and friendly temperament. He is generally sociable with family members, including children, and can get along well with other pets.

Regular walks and games in the garden can meet his exercise needs.

The Sussex Spaniel may be predisposed to certain health conditions, including problems related to the ears, eyes, and joints. Regular maintenance, a balanced diet and visits to the veterinarian help maintain its health.

This breed is known for its gentle expression and love of human companionship. Due to its calm nature, the Sussex Spaniel can make an excellent companion dog for those looking for a kind, undemanding pet.

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