Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

How to care for your Irish Water Spaniel. Honest advice on caring for Irish Water Spaniel puppies and adult dogs. Feeding, training, and health care.

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Irish Water Spaniels...
Advice You Can Trust

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014



Irish Water Spaniel Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Irish Water Spaniel FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Irish Water Spaniels.


Training Irish Water Spaniels

I'll show you how to teach your Irish Water Spaniel puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Irish Water Spaniel Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Irish Water Spaniel health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting an Irish Water Spaniel

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Irish Water Spaniel from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Irish Water Spaniel puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.