English Springer Spaniel
The Springer is the place where beauty and utility meet. Standing 19 to 20 inches at the shoulder, and weighing between 40 and 50 pounds, Springers are tough, well-muscled hunters. Their energy, stamina, brains, and smooth “rear drive” movement have earned them an exalted place in the realm of bird dogs. But a Springer— with his smartly marked coat, yearning spaniel expression, and long, lush ears—would be prized for good looks even if he couldn’t tell a grouse from a mouse.