American Cocker Spaniel: Popular, small, smart, and playful breed. Great with kids and dogs. High-maintenance coat, needs grooming.
Rare, medium-sized breed from the Great Lakes. Excellent family pets with strong water skills, high energy, and lively intelligence.
Boykin: US spaniel, SC's official dog. Athletic, water-loving, gentle, sociable, and enthusiastic. Loves activity, positive training. Mellow when exercised.
Cavalier King Charles: noble heritage, AKC recognized in '95. Popular, affectionate, sociable, happy-go-lucky, and eager-to-please spaniel in the US.
Clumber Spaniel: Calm, mellow, and jowly. Not very fast, wary of strangers. Positive training works well. Rare in the US, may require waitlist.
Cocker spaniels: Enthusiastic woodcock hunters turned silky companions. Velcro dogs, thrive with human company. Agile and loving.
English springers: Busy, active spaniels with fantastic scenting abilities. Great for police/military work. Affectionate, trainable, reward-based training.
Papillons, small spaniels turned toy breed, had dropped ears but now have butterfly-like upright ears. Not just lapdogs, they're lively too!
Welsh Springer Spaniel: Smaller than English counterpart, red/white markings. Affectionate, active, happy, bonds with family. Needs company. Wary of strangers. Alert bark.
English toy spaniel: sunny & cuddly. Similar to Cavalier King Charles spaniel. Devoted companion, loves cuddles, needs company. Moderate exercise.