The Definitive Guide To American Water Spaniel Dogs
Enthusiastic, amiable, and capable, the this medium-sized spaniel breed is full of energy and famous in the Great Lakes area for its all around ability in the field. Especially gifted as a retriever of waterfowl, the Water Dog has a coat designed to repel water and retain body heat in freezing water. They are relatively responsive to training and socialization, intelligent and happy to go where you do.
1. American Water Spaniels 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. American Water Spaniel Temperament and Training
3. American Water Spaniel Diet and Feeding
American Water 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)
American Water Spaniel Weight
American Water Spaniels generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with American Water Spaniels. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A American Water 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.