Boykin Spaniel

dog breed

The Boykin Spaniel is a medium-sized Spaniel type gundog that was developed in South Carolina in the United States in the early 1900s.[1]

Boykin Spaniel
Boykin Spaniel
Common nicknamesBoykin, Swamp Poodle, LBD (Little Brown Dog)
OriginUnited States
Height Dogs 15.5–18 in (39–46 cm)
Bitches 14–16.5 in (36–42 cm)
Weight Dogs 30–40 lb (14–18 kg)
Bitches 25–35 lb (11–16 kg)
Coat Medium length, straight to moderately curly.
Color Solid, rich liver or dark chocolate.
Kennel club standards
United Kennel Club standard
NotesState dog of South Carolina
Dog (domestic dog)

Colour change

This type of dog will always be a solid dark brown colour called Liver or Chocolate.[1]

Temper change

Boykin spaniels are usually happy, playful dogs that need a lot of exercise.[2]

State dog change

They are the official State dog of South Carolina.[2]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Breed Standards : Boykin Spaniel - United Kennel Club (UKC)".
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Boykin Spaniel - A Complete Guide To A New Breed Of Dog". 22 January 2021.