The Clumber Spaniel is a breed of dog of the spaniel type, developed in the United Kingdom. It is the largest of the spaniels and comes in predominantly white with either lemon or orange markings. The name of the breed is taken from Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire where the breed was first developed. It is a gundog that specializes in hunting in heavy cover. They are gentle and loyal and can act aloof with strangers. They have several habits which could be considered disadvantages, including a constant shedding of its coat and snoring.
This guide will help you learn about the characteristics of the Clumber Spaniel (Clumber), find the right breeder, and connect with fellow Clumber lovers.
Anyone who owns a Clumber Spaniel will tell you that loving, caring and sharing your life with a Clumber is a joy. However, you need to know the whole picture so you can decide whether the Clumber Spaniel is the right dog for you and your family.
Most people do research on big purchases in their lives: cars, homes, even washing machines. A Clumber Spaniel has an average lifespan of 10-12 years and will cost a fair amount of money to feed, vaccinate and maintain throughout its life. Unlike a car, though, a Clumber will give you love and laughs for the investment, so be an educated buyer with a dog, too!
You are off to the right start, by coming to this website and reading our Puppy Buyer’s Guide. There is more information on contacting reputable Clumber breeders elsewhere in the Breeder Referral section, but here are a few more suggestions and facts to help you: