Clumber Spaniel Dogs - The Clumber Spaniel is a gundog breed developed in Britain.
The Clumber Spaniel is long and heavy-bodied, and low-stationed. It stands only 17 to 20 inches (43-51 cm) in height but weighs from 55 to 85 pounds (35-38.5 kg). The Clumber Spaniel has heavier bones than other spaniels, a massive 'melting' head with a hound-like face and expression, a deep muzzle, large square nose, and broad low-set ears.
The Clumber Spaniel is an efficient gundog, and excellent for tracking, upland hunting in heavy cover, and can be a good retriever when trained. Their temperament is described as gentle, loyal and affectionate, but dignified and aloof with strangers. Disadvantages of owning a Clumber are said to be constant shedding, snoring, drooling, especially after a drink of water, and an incredible inventiveness for raiding kitchen counters, cabinets, and even the refrigerator. Puppies are especially curious and inventive. The combination of a very people-focused disposition and a strong urge to carry something has led to many missing shoes and other articles of clothing.
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