Springador

Crossbreed, Medium Large

Moderate shedding

Not good for first time owners

The origin of the Springador is unknown althought it is thought that Springer Spaniels and Labradors were being crossed either intentionally or by accident by gamekeepers for generations.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Anyone looking for a skilled retriever and high energy companion.

Not the best for ...

Anyone hoping for a watchdog. Springadors are too sociable for that.

Size

Medium Large
A bit smaller than a Labrador

Exercise Needs

High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!

Coat

variable (jacket, smooth)

Shedding

Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

12 years

Good first dog?

No

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