The Sussex Spaniel At a Glance
Country of Origin
8 - 16 yrs
13 - 15 in
25 - 50 lbs
Good companion dogs for people who are accustomed to slightly stubborn dogs. Goofy and comical, they attract attention everywhere they go! Excellent companion bird dogs for hunters who prefer a dog that can think and get through thick cover
Not recommended for families with children under the age of six unless they are experienced dog owners
Excellent when raised with other pets, but remember that they are hunters and will chase anything that runs or flies.
All ranges, better in cooler climates than in very hot climates
Both. As hunters, they should be well accustomed to the outdoors, but are very happy to be inside with their family. They prefer to stay close to their
A brisk two-mile walk each day is ideal.
As with all breeds, nails should be kept short. A good brush out once a week, a monthy bath with foot hair trim is ideal.