Clumber Spaniel Dog Breed

Clumber Spaniel  

The Clumber Spaniel has a life expectancy of 10 to 12 years.

The true origins of the Clumber Spaniel are unknown, but it is believed the breed emerged in France during the early 18th century. The Clumber Spaniel’s ancestry is thought to include the Basset Hound, early Alpine Spaniel and various other breeds.

The Clumber Spaniel takes their name from Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire, England, where the Duke of Newcastle resided. The Duke had a 3,800 acre estate and used the sporting spaniel to hunt his vast land. Eventually, his dogs took on the name “Clumber Spaniel.”

The Clumber Spaniel weighs 55 to 85 pounds and measures 17 to 20 inches.

Grooming Needs
The Clumber Spaniel has a medium-length, thick, straight coat that sheds quite a bit year round. The Clumber Spaniel should be brushed daily and bathed monthly. The Clumber Spaniel also needs to have the hair on their rear legs, tail and feet trimmed regularly.

The Clumber Spaniel’s heavy lips tend to lead them to drool and slobber more than most breeds. They may need to have their faces wiped often and walls, television screens and furniture can also take a hit.     

Like all dogs, the Clumber Spaniel needs basic grooming. Brush their teeth, clean their ears and trim their nails on a regular basis.  

The Clumber Spaniel is sociable and charming.

The Clumber Spaniel has a trademark sleepy expression and is characterized by a sweet and loyal demeanor. The Clumber Spaniel is a particularly good playmate for children and has lots of patience for them. The Clumber Spaniel loves spending time with their family and also gets along well with other people and animals. They like to be the center of attention and as close to the action as possible.

While generally laidback and good natured, the Clumber Spaniel does enjoy adventure and playtime. When it comes to hunting, games or tasks, the Clumber Spaniel is enthusiastic and determined.

Training Needs
The Clumber Spaniel is intelligent and can be easily trained as long as they treated in a firm, but gentle manner. The Clumber Spaniel likes to work and learns quickly, but does not generally excel in dog sports or competitions.

Activity Level
The Clumber Spaniel is slower than other hunting dogs in the field, but is nonetheless a determined worker with lots of stamina. The Clumber Spaniel is not particularly high energy and, if not being used for hunting, just needs a daily walk and regular time outside in a secure area to play. The Clumber Spaniel especially enjoys games of fetch.

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