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American Water Spaniel  


Excelling as both a water retrieving and family dog, the American Water Spaniel is a medium-sized dog (up to 18” and 45lbs), easily identified by his distinctive curly, water-resistant coat.  A people pleaser who responds well to training (including formal agility and obedience), he needs regular exercise, and his coat requires regular brushing. The American Water Spaniel is the state dog of Wisconsin.

The American Water Spaniel Club, Inc.

Active, people pleasers, high maintenance coat


Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Canidae
Genus - Canis
Species - Canis Lupus
Subspecies - Canis Lupus Familiaris
Breed - American Water Spaniel



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