Breed by Breed Health
Welsh Springer Spaniel
Welsh Springer Spaniels are an ancient hunting breed hailing from
Northern Europe. Males should stand 18 to 19 inches at the shoulder,
and females should stand 17 to 18 inches at the shoulder. Their coats
are red and white. Welsh Springer Spaniels are hardy and active dogs.
They are generally good with people of all ages, although some Welsh
Springer Spaniels can be reserved or even timid around strangers.
Potential Health Problems*
*Just because a condition is associated with a specific breed
does not mean that all dogs of this breed will be affected. Likewise, a
dog may be impacted by diseases and conditions not listed under his or