The Duke of Norfolk bread these dogs, what we know today as The English Springer Spaniel

The Duke of Norfolk bread these dogs, what we know today as The English Springer Spaniel

Norfolk Spaniel: Norfolk Spaniels, also known as Shropshire Spaniels, ceased to exist after 1903 when The Kennel Club lumped them in with the newly created English Springer Spaniel breed. The photo shows 'Dash II' a Norfolk Spaniel that took second place at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 1886.

Norfolk Spaniel: Norfolk Spaniels, also known as Shropshire Spaniels, ceased to exist after 1903 when The Kennel Club lumped them in with the newly created English Springer Spaniel breed. The photo shows 'Dash II' a Norfolk Spaniel that took second place at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 1886.

Norfolk Spaniel | Norfolk Spaniels, also known as Shropshire Spaniels, ceased to exist after 1903 when The Kennel Club lumped them in with the newly created English Springer Spaniel breed. The photo shows ‘Dash II’ a Norfolk Spaniel that took second place at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 1886.

Norfolk Spaniel | Norfolk Spaniels, also known as Shropshire Spaniels, ceased to exist after 1903 when The Kennel Club lumped them in with the newly created English Springer Spaniel breed. The photo shows ‘Dash II’ a Norfolk Spaniel that took second place at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 1886.

Norfolk Spaniel - The breed was a freckled white dog with either liver or black marking. By the end of the 19th century the description of a Norfolk Spaniel had changed slightly, The Spaniel Club breed standard for a Norfolk Spaniel in 1897 was for the animal to have a coat of either black and white or liver and white which was not curly-simply looking like a large Cocker spaniel

Norfolk Spaniel - The breed was a freckled white dog with either liver or black marking. By the end of the 19th century the description of a Norfolk Spaniel had changed slightly, The Spaniel Club breed standard for a Norfolk Spaniel in 1897 was for the animal to have a coat of either black and white or liver and white which was not curly-simply looking like a large Cocker spaniel

English Springer Spaniel Breed Information & Pictures ( Earlier known as the Norfolk Spaniel. )

English Springer Spaniel Breed Information & Pictures ( Earlier known as the Norfolk Spaniel. )

Check out our slideshow to see paintings and photographs of dog breeds that have gone extinct, and learn about the history that led to their demise.

Check out our slideshow to see paintings and photographs of dog breeds that have gone extinct, and learn about the history that led to their demise.

Red and white water spaniel by George Stubbs, circa 1790. Clumber/ Welsh/ English/ Norfolk spaniel type.

Red and white water spaniel by George Stubbs, circa 1790. Clumber/ Welsh/ English/ Norfolk spaniel type.

Many different spaniel breeds were developed during the 19th century, and were often named after the counties in which they were developed, or after their owners. Two strains of larger land spaniel were predominant and were said to have been of “true springer type.” These were the Norfolk and the Shropshire spaniels and were shown and bred as Norfolk Spaniels.

Many different spaniel breeds were developed during the 19th century, and were often named after the counties in which they were developed, or after their owners. Two strains of larger land spaniel were predominant and were said to have been of “true springer type.” These were the Norfolk and the Shropshire spaniels and were shown and bred as Norfolk Spaniels.

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