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Boykin Spaniel

Boykin Spaniel

The Boykin Spaniel is a compact hunter that hails from South Carolina. This is a relatively new breed that excels at retrieving on land and in water. These guys are very intelligent and compassionate, and they make wonderful pets.

About this Breed

The Boykin Spaniel is a new addition to the spaniel family. These dogs originated in South Carolina at the beginning of the 20th century. A peculiar looking spaniel was given to L. Whitaker Boykin in South Carolina for hunting. He continued to breed American Water Spaniels, Spring Spaniels, Pointers, and Chesapeake Bay Retrievers to this one dog’s bloodline until the Boykin Spaniel was born. These guys are admired for their skill at retrieving game both on land and in the water. These are exceptional animals that have an amazing nose and love of water. Boykin Spaniels are docile, intelligent, and compassionate. They are average shedders and just require maintenance to prevent matting. They can be prone to ear infections due to the floppy nature of their ears and their devotion to swimming. With strong leadership, you can not find a better companion than a Boykin Spaniel.

Height

Male: 15.5-18in

Female: 14-16.5in

Weight

Male: 30-40lb

Female: 25-35lb

Favorite Names

For Males

  1. Jack
  2. Duncan
  3. Beau
  4. Ruger
  5. Boomer
  6. Bruce England
  7. Bart
  8. Charley
  9. Bo
  10. Charleston

For Females

  1. Apple
  2. Belle
  3. Branch
  4. Capri
  5. Casey
  6. Charlotte
  7. Cline
  8. Dixie
  9. Ever
  10. AnnaBelle

Common Locations

  1. South Carolina, United States
  2. Georgia, United States
  3. North Carolina, United States
  4. Virginia, United States
  5. New Jersey, United States
  6. Texas, United States
  7. New York, United States
  8. Florida, United States
  9. Ohio, United States
  10. Alabama, United States

Boykin Spaniels on Embark

Explore some Embark dogs that share Boykin Spaniel ancestry.

  • Rigby

    Rigby

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    Sgt

    Sgt

    Purebred

    Ever

    Ever

    Purebred

    Remmington

    Remmington

    Purebred

  • Duncan

    Duncan

    Purebred

    Charlotte

    Charlotte

    Purebred

    Ruger

    Ruger

    Purebred

    Branch

    Branch

    Purebred

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