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German Spaniel

  • Between Children – 6/10
  • Trainability – 6/10
  • Exercise Need – 7/10
  • Energy Level – 7/10
  • Acting – 5/10
  • Between Other Dogs – 3/10
  • Between Other Animals – 3/10
  • Protectionism – 5/10
  • Average Life Time – 5/10
  • Summary – 5.2 / 10

Thanks to its strong and durable structures, German Spaniel is an ideal hunting dog that accompanies its owner in all climates and environmental conditions.


As the name suggests, there is no clear information about when and where this breed of German origin first appeared. Although it is thought to come from the northern regions because it is resistant to cold and snow and can easily track its prey in the rainy seasons, there is no exact information about this subject.

The German Spaniel is used as an ideal hunting dog in all parts of Europe. This breed, which is popular not only in Europe but also in the USA, is preferred by people who hunt especially in cold regions.

Weight – Dimensions

German Spaniards have 46-54 cm of paint. Their weight is up to 28 kilograms. There is no significant size difference between female and male German spas.

Average Life Time

German Spaniards, which have a shorter life span than other hunting dogs, live on average between 12-14 years.


German Spaniard is quite strong, muscular, and athletic. This race, which is combined with its large size and brave character, is much larger than its own size, it can even fight against animals such as wolves and bears.

Its use as a hunting dog since ancient times in Germany has led to the development of the sense of smell and trace of this breed. This race, which can find its home even from long distances, is also very fond of dealing with water with its character brought by hunting.

German Spans, which require special effort in the training process, are not recommended to be fed by people who have not previously had dogs. It is very important to realize that you own and manage it while training this breed.


The high energy level due to being a hunting dog makes German Spaniards need constant exercise. This breed is not suitable for feeding in the home and may need to walk several times a day.

Between Children

German Spaniards get along well with children, although they are introduced and trained correctly. However, it is beneficial to be in control as it may involve efforts to establish superiority against children.

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