Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 English Springer Spaniel Contributor(s): Webster J, Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information An athletic and active breed requiring a lot of mental stimulation. An excellent companion and keen to please. Retains a strong working instinct. The breeds' roots date back to the 1600s. Requires keen active owners, daily grooming and regular stimulating activity and exercise. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. The English Springer Spaniel Club: www.englishspringer.org. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. English Springer Spaniel Field Trial Association: www.essfta.com.