Boykin Spaniel

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Boykin Spaniel
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Boykin Spaniel
Common nicknamesBoykin, Swamp Poodle, LBD (Little Brown Dog)
OriginUnited States
Weight Male 30–40 lb (14–18 kg)
Female 25–35 lb (11–16 kg)
Height Male 15.5–18 in (39–46 cm)
Female 14–16.5 in (36–42 cm)
Coat Medium length, straight to moderately curly.
Color Solid, rich liver or dark chocolate.
NotesState dog of South Carolina
Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)

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]

Colour[change | change source]

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

Temper[change | change source]

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

State dog[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

  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.