Compact, but not too high on legs, the silhouette of the Welsh Springer Spaniel is very harmonious.
Built for hard work and endurance, his great working abilities are visible to the naked eye. His fast and active constitution makes it easy to see his ability to withstand all kinds of hard work. His general appearance is very pleasant.
Between 46 and 48 cm (18.11 to 18.90 inches) for the male
Between 43 and 46 cm (16.93 to 18.11 inches) for the female
Between 18 and 25 kg (39.68 to 55.12 pounds) for the male
Between 16 and 20 kg (35.27 to 44.09 pounds) for the female
The only color allowed for the coat is bright red and white. No other color is permitted by the breed standard.
His flat, straight, dense but very silky coat is never harsh or wavy. Tail, ears, back and front legs are fringed.
The same is true under the hock and carpus. His silky coat is totally waterproof, and allows him to withstand all the climatic hazards.
His head has a dome-shaped skull, as well as a clearly marked stop. His eyes, dark or hazelnut color, are medium size.
His ears, hanging against the cheeks, are small and set low. His nose is skin-colored and rather dark. His tail is usually shortened and carried low. It is well set and should never be carried higher than the dorsal line.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 8, section 2 and is #126