This, the largest of the Spaniels, should be compact and strongly built. He has a steady temperament, initially aloof but affectionate with a sense of humour. He is an adaptable gundog excelling at wild-fowling. His coat is a feature of the breed, oily, hanging in dense tight ringlets, the face and throat are smooth in a 'V'. The undocked tail is bare or smooth towards the end.
Colours is rich dark liver with a 'purplish tint.
|Club Name||Contact||Phone number||Homepage|
|Irish Water Spaniel Association||Mrs C. Attwood||01526 322081||?||?|
|CURRABELL||Miss E Mooney||The Kennels||Slane Castle
|Hilary Ladanowski||0044(0)1928 714613||North West||yes||none|
|Irish Water Spaniel Club of America||?||?||?||?||YES|
For pictures of the top dogs in Scotland by Michael Trafford