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Irish Water Spaniel

Irish Water Spaniel
Irish Water Spaniel
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Key facts about the Irish Water Spaniel

  • Life expectancy : Between 10 and 12 years
  • Temperament : Affectionate, Playful, Intelligent, Hunter
  • Size : Medium
  • Type of coat : Long

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 8 - Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs

Section

Section 3 : Water Dogs

Physical characteristics of the Irish Water Spaniel

Adult size

Female dog Between 20 and 22 in
Male dog Between 21 and 23 in

Weight

Female dog Between 46 and 55 lb
Male dog Between 49 and 57 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the Irish Water Spaniel

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

Irish Water Spaniel in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

Irish Water Spaniel and cats

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Irish Water Spaniel and dogs

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Irish Water Spaniel and children

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Irish Water Spaniel and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the Irish Water Spaniel

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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