||The Sussex Spaniel is a small dog that is one of the most dignified among the spaniels. He can be very serious, yet great with children. He's a devoted and gentle pet for a growing number of families.
||Rich golden liver.
||Hair is abundant and flat, without a tendency to curl. Has a weather-resistant undercoat. The ears are furnished with soft, wavy hair. The neck has a well-marked frill in the coat. The tail is thickly covered with moderately long feather. A distincti
||Sussex Spaniels are great family pets; they are affectionate, pleasant, and eager to please.
||This breed is very friendly and intelligent. They are terrific family dogs, doing very well with children and household pets.
||The Sussex Spaniel requires regular grooming with a brush or comb. Keep his ears clean and footpads trimmed of excess hair.
||This breed is quite independent, but is quick to learn. Early obedience training is recommended, along with a consistent approach to training.
||The Sussex Spaniel needs daily exercise, including a good walk on leash and the opportunity to play in a yard.
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||Major concerns: none
Minor concerns: intervertebral disk syndrome, otitis exerna, heart murmur and enlarged heart.