PURINA: Your Pet, Our Passion

TO ALL PET LOVERS: We would like to assure you that we are considered an essential business. Purina is operating as normal, our supply chains are open and all efforts are being made to ensure we can keep the stores stocked with product as best as we can during these uncertain times. We ask everyone to shop as normally as possible and to be considerate to ensure everyone can get the food they need for their pets. Please be kind, patient and considerate to other shoppers and all store staff during what is an unsettling time for all. Enjoy the extra time at home with loved ones, your pets will no doubt love having you home. We are still here for you, if you need any assistance our Pet Care Advisors are still available on 0800 738 847 or AskPurina@nz.nestle.com.


American Water Spaniel

Intelligent, energetic and eager to please, the American Water Spaniel is a versatile hunting dog and devoted family companion. One of the few breeds developed in the U.S., this rare breed only has about 3,000 registered dogs. The American Water Spaniel is an active dog that needs regular exercise. His naturally curly coat requires regular grooming and twice weekly brushing.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living if sufficiently exercised
Did you know?
The American Water Spaniel is an excellent swimmer, even in rough waters, using his tail as a rudder.
Also Known As:
American Brown Spaniel
American Brown Water Spaniel
American Water Spaniel
  • Size Medium
  • Height 38 to 46 centimetres
  • Weight Males - 13 to 20 kilograms, Females - 11 kilograms
  • Coat Varies from wavy to tight curls
  • Energy Active
  • Colour Solid liver, brown or dark chocolate, and may have white on toes or chest
  • Activities Field Trials, Hunting, Agility, Rally, Conformation, Obedience, Therapy
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both