He was bred for hunting: to lure and retrieve ducks
Personality and Behavior
He's affectionate and loving
He's an excellent family dog
He's very intelligent
He's patient and gentle with children
He's very easy to train. He learns commands very quickly.
He sheds quite a bit of hair. You'll find some hair stuck to your clothes, couch and carpets.
Grooming / Maintenance
His medium-length coat only needs to be brushed occasionally. However, because it sheds you may find yourself brushing it once a week, or more, to minimize the hair in your home (what you remove with a brush doesn't end up on the couch!).