Flushing Dogs

Group sections 8

The group 8 of the Retrievers, Flushing Dogs and Water Dogs, It is made up of highly specialized hunting dogs, whose work often complements that of other hunting dogs, either Retrievers, that recover the wounded game, Spaniel, that track game over the roughest terrain, or like the Water Dogs, that reject no pond or swamp.

Although they are perfectly adapted to hunting and have been bred for that purpose, these dogs are also making their way into homes more and more, thanks to its flexible and very friendly character and its easy training. They are very sociable dogs, although calm and cautious.

In addition to being highly appreciated companion dogs, They are also good guide and working dogs.. In fact, they need to help and work to prosper.

The Flushing Dogs they are hunting dogs that seek independently, methodical and meticulous hunting in bushes or reeds, that is to say, on unclear terrain and beyond the trainer's control. If the dog finds a game, becomes a noisy tracker and leads the piece towards the hunters waiting outside. This behavior is an instinctive behavior that the dog inherited from its ancestor, the wolf.

These dogs are also suitable for searching for injured animals. (sweat job) and to bring (recover) light game animals shot down.

Standard – classification FCI

  • Group 8: Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs
  • Section 2: Flushing Dogs.

In this box we will focus on the Flushing Dogs from the section 2 included in the Group 8 (Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs).

1 American Cocker Spaniel

American Cocker Spaniel

The American Cocker Spaniel will go is easy to train, friendly and playful, and loves to splash around in the water.

References to “Spanyells

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2 Clumber Spaniel

Clumber Spaniel

This Clumber Spaniel medium to large size is sweet and gentle, with a deceptively relaxed appearance

Little is really known about the origins

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3 English Cocker Spaniel

English Cocker Spaniel

The English Cocker Spaniel he is a sweet and affectionate dog. Excellent guard and loving with children.

The term spaniel it applied to any

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4 English Springer Spaniel

English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel it is the oldest of all British hunting dogs.

The English Springer Spaniel is a distant descendant

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5 Field Spaniel

Field Spaniel

The Field Spaniel It takes its name “field” of its great ability to work in the open field.


The coexistence that you go is important

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6 German Spaniel

German Spaniel

The German Spaniel it is very appreciated especially for hunting.

The study of the history of hunting teaches us that it does

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7 Kooikerhondje (Kooiker)


The Kooikerhondje initially it was registered among the companion dogs. Outside Holland it is practically unknown.

This little dog with an original unpronounceable name has

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8 Sussex Spaniel

Sussex Spaniel

The Sussex Spaniel it is a meek and thoughtful dog when it is at rest.

The Sussex Spaniel gets its name from the county of England where

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9 Welsh Springer Spaniel

Welsh Springer Spaniel

The Welsh Springer Spaniel tends to be quite shy, and for that reason he needs a good socialization when he is a puppy.

Little is known

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