This in-depth and authoritative guide will be indispensable for all owners and admirers of the Welsh Springer Spaniel. Regal in his red and white splendor, the Welsh Springer Spaniel is not only one of the oldest but also one of the most well-rounded sporting breeds of all. Prized as a gundog of instinctive ability in the field, the Welshie is a striking presence in the show ring and a favorite in pet homes. Intelligence, trainability, merriness and loyalty are but a few of the traits that have won him a multitude of fans. This Special Limited Edition, written by Haja van Wessem, a gundog enthusiast from Holland, offers, for both owners and would-be owners as wealth of information: *The breed's history in its homeland and traces the breed's development in the United States and around the world *The breed's characteristics and description, including the breed standard *Finding a breeder and puppy selection *Feeding, grooming and exercise of the Welshie throughout his life *House-training and obedience in step-by-step detail *Preventive healthcare, written by veterinarian Dr. Lowell Ackerman *And more! All chapters are accompanied by color photographs and sidebars with useful information for the new owner.