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Deutscher Wachtelhund (German Spaniel)


Overview

The adaptable German Spaniel is mild-mannered and affectionate towards people, and tough when on the hunt. They have had many uses over the years, which makes them extremely resourceful and capable of acclimating quickly to new situations. This is truly a capable, courageous breed.

Adult Size

  • Medium

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Normally

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Sporting Group

Coat Length

  • Medium Coat

Coat Quality

  • Soft Coat
  • Wavy Coat

Colors

  • Brown
  • White

Drools

  • Drools Occasionally

Energy Level

  • Energetic
  • Highly Energetic
  • Very Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Lots of Exercise
  • Needs Regular Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 17-20″

Full Grown Weight

  • 41-45lbs
  • 46-50lbs
  • 51-55lbs

General Health

  • Healthy Breed
  • Very Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Good Dog for Your First Dog

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Can Manage in Cold Weather
  • Thrives in Cold Weather

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Can Manage in Hot Weather
  • Does Well in Hot Weather

Good With Children?

  • Good with Kids
  • Great With Kids
  • Very Good With Kids

Grooming

  • Doesn’t Require Grooming
  • Requires Regular Brushing

Intelligence

  • Smart

Personality

  • Affectionate
  • Very Affectionate

Playfulness

  • Playful
  • Very Playful

Recommended OFA Tests

Social Behavior with Dogs

Top Life Expectancy

Training Tendencies