Springer Pit

Can springer spaniels be aggressive?

Aggression in Springer Spaniels. Most English springer spaniels behave that way, but there are always exceptions. A condition called "springer rage syndrome" has plagued the breed. It's more common in show rather than working dog lines.

Are springer spaniels aggressive?

Aggression in Springer Spaniels. Most English springer spaniels behave that way, but there are always exceptions. A condition called "springer rage syndrome" has plagued the breed. It's more common in show rather than working dog lines.

Are springer spaniels hard to train?

It is often said that labradors are easier to train than springer spaniels. To a degree this is true but not because springers are difficult, on the contrary, it is because when training a springer (or cocker) correctly, you have to teach it to do twice as much as a retriever.

Can springer spaniels be left alone?

It is important that you keep your Springer's mind as well as his body active on a regular basis. Springers are very people-oriented dogs. This is not a breed who can live out in the yard with only occasional contact with people, or who can be left alone while their owners work 12-hour shifts.

What are the best search and rescue dogs?

Christen Groves American Pit Bull Terrier. The American Pit Bull Terrier is a strong and athletic breed, making it ideal for difficult work, like Search and Rescue. Beagle. Belgian Malinois. Border Collie. Bloodhound. Coonhound. English Springer Spaniel. German Shepard.

What is the best breed of dog for search and rescue?

Christen Groves American Pit Bull Terrier. The American Pit Bull Terrier is a strong and athletic breed, making it ideal for difficult work, like Search and Rescue. Beagle. Belgian Malinois. Border Collie. Bloodhound. Coonhound. English Springer Spaniel. German Shepard.

What is the best dog for search and rescue?

Christen Groves American Pit Bull Terrier. The American Pit Bull Terrier is a strong and athletic breed, making it ideal for difficult work, like Search and Rescue. Beagle. Belgian Malinois. Border Collie. Bloodhound. Coonhound. English Springer Spaniel. German Shepard.

Can dogs have EDS?

It is not clear how many dogs suffer from Ehlers-danlos syndrome, but it is a rare condition. We do know that the condition affects English springer spaniel dogs more than other breeds, and is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner.