Irish Water Spaniel

Irish Water Spaniel

Key facts about the Irish Water Spaniel

Life expectancy :

5

17

10

12

Temperament :

Affectionate Playful Intelligent Hunter

Size :

FCI breed nomenclature

FCI Group

Group 8 - Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs

Section

Section 3 : Water Dogs

Physical characteristics of the Irish Water Spaniel

Adult size

Female : Between 20 and 22 in

Male : Between 21 and 23 in

Weight

Female : Between 46 and 55 lb

Male : Between 49 and 57 lb

Coat colour

Brown

Type of coat

Long

Eye colour

Brown

Temperament

  • 100%

    Affectionate

  • 100%

    Playful

  • 66%

    Calm

  • 100%

    Intelligent

  • 100%

    Hunter

  • 100%

    Fearful / wary of strangers

  • 66%

    Independent

    Behaviour of the Irish Water Spaniel

    • 66%

      Tolerates solitude

    • 100%

      Easy to train / obedience

    • 66%

      Barking

    • 66%

      Tendency to run away

    • 66%