The American Water Spaniel is average size, with a muscular, strong and distinctive body.
His wavy coat and unique gait make him a dog with a very special physique. He is a typical American specimen.
Between 38 and 46 cm (14.96 to 18.11 inches) for the male
Between 38 and 46 cm (14.96 to 18.11 inches) for the female
Between 13 and 20 kg (28.66 to 44.09 pounds) for the male
Between 11 and 18 kg (24.25 to 39.68 pounds) for the female
His color is brown, dark chocolate or dark red.
His coat is uniformly wavy and can also have very tight curls. The undercoat is very dense.
His head is strong and the stop slightly accentuated. His eyes, slightly rounded, are medium size and generally light yellowish brown to a pretty dark hazelnut.
His ears are broad and long and lobe shaped. His nose is dark brown or completely black.
His tail is moderately long and curved.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 8, section 3 and is #301