Spaniel–Clumber

The Clumber Spaniel is eager, affectionate and loyal to their family. They are excellent at obedience, hunting, agility and tracking trials. This breed is suited to families with older children and as a hunting companion.

 

 

 

Country of Origin
England
Colour
Mostly white with either orange or lemon features.
Size
Large
Height / Weight
Height: 46 - 51cms; Weigh: 29.5 - 34kgs. Bitches measure 41 - 46cms; weight: 25 - 29kgs.
Health
Clumbers are at risk of eye problems and Hip Dysplasia and are otherwise considered a hearty breed.
Life Span
10 – 13 years
Intelligence
This breed is intelligent and trainable. They are devoted to their owner and are typically eager to please.
Exercise
Medium
Suitability (Children)
Medium
Feeding

This breed has a big appetite and requires a strict but nutritional diet. They can be greedy and need to be watched to ensure they don't end up with a few too many kilos!

 

Feeding Cost
$15–$20 p/w
Other Cost
Clumbers need to be professionally trimmed occasionally.
Excercise
This dog loves to jog, swim and join you on a daily walk.
Ailments
Clumbers are at risk of eye problems and Hip Dysplasia and are otherwise considered a hearty breed.
Hair Shed
Little
Grooming

This breed requires regular combing and brushing. Professional clipping is advised as it can be difficult to manoeuvre as they are heavy shedders. Owners should check their dog's ears to ensure no irritation.

 

Grooming Frequency
A few times a week
Trimming
Heavy
This breed was named after the Duke of Newcastle’s Clumber Park Estate in England. They were used to hunt and known for their excellent scent tracking and stamina. The Clumber was recognised by the American Kennel Club in 1884.


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