field spaniel


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field spaniel

n
(Breeds) a robust, low-slung breed of spaniel developed by crossing the cocker spaniel with the Sussex spaniel

field′ span`iel


n.
one of a breed of spaniels having a flat or slightly wavy coat, used for hunting and retrieving game.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.field spaniel - large usually black hunting and retrieving spaniel with a dense flat or slightly wavy coatfield spaniel - large usually black hunting and retrieving spaniel with a dense flat or slightly wavy coat; cross between cocker and Sussex spaniel
spaniel - any of several breeds of small to medium-sized gun dogs with a long silky coat and long frilled ears
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Osker, a five-year-old field spaniel, is believed to have been bitten by an adder while sniffing out sand dunes in North Wales and spent almost two weeks fighting for his life at Willows Veterinary Hospital in Hartford.
Some 200 breeds of dog headed to the huge event at Stoneleigh Park, near Kenilworth, including rare breeds such as the Field Spaniel.
Neal Winters also cites the field spaniel's ability to find birds as one of the traits that makes the breed special as a hunting dog.
Ben is an eight-year-old field spaniel. He lives with the Broomhall family in Bishopbriggs.
BUDLEIGH COOKIE Budleigh Cookie, or Budleigh for short, is a two-year-old field spaniel who lives with 10-year-old Lucy Gibson and her family in Glasgow.
This means that in the sporting breed spaniel "subgroup," only the American water spaniel and the field spaniel were fewer in number.
Eppie, Mrs Owens' field spaniel, disappeared after the crash and the family made a plea to help find the dog.
So unpopular was this "improved" field spaniel that by the end of World War II the breed was almost extinct.
I have been a veterinarian for 32 years and a couple of months ago, my first field spaniel walked in the door.
Another claims that they crossed field spaniels with curly-coats.
Last year, there were only 70 Bloodhound pups born, 51 Otterhounds, 64 field spaniels and 84 Skye terriers.