Developed in Carolina for turkey hunting and retrieval of waterfowl, this medium spaniel breed is a bundle of eagerness to please, a good nature, and courage. However, they’re also a bundle of high-tension steel springs in need of constant rigorous exercise. Ideal family pets, they’re still prized for their field stamina, so their human Pack should be an active one.
1. Boykin Spaniels 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Boykin Spaniel Temperament and Training
3. Boykin Spaniel Diet and Feeding
Boykin Spaniel Diet
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Boykin Spaniel Weight
Boykin Spaniels generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Boykin Spaniels. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Boykin Spaniel with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.