Irish Water Spaniel

Irish Water Spaniel
  • Size Medium
  • Height Males 55.5 to 61 centimetres at the shoulders
    Females 53 to 58.5 centimetres at the shoulders
  • Weight Males 25 to 29.5 kilograms
    Females 20 to 26 kilograms
  • Coat Medium
  • Energy High
  • Colour Rich liver to dark liver with a purplish tinge, sometimes called puce liver
  • Activities Agility, Conformation, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both
The Irish Water Spaniel is a strong, intelligent dual-purpose hunting dog with a natural instinct to please. An active and energetic companion, the Irish Water Spaniel may be reserved with strangers but is loyal to those he knows. The breed requires regular exercise, and his hypoallergenic coat looks best with occasional brushing and trimming.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living if adequately exercised
Did you know?
The Irish Water Spaniel has webbed feet, which help him to excel at swimming.