Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Spaniel: Welsh Springer Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Active breed with history back to the 1600s. Multi-purpose use in Wales as gundog and sheep or cattle herder. Good all-purpose dog, responds well to training. Can be too headstrong for the amateur owner. 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: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Welsh Springer Spaniel Club - www.wssc.fsnet.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs - www.akc.org/clubs/search. Welsh Springer Spaniel Club of America - www.wssca.com.