English Springer Spaniel
What we’ve learned from the four-legged heroes of 9/11
In the wake of September 11, 2001, humans and dogs alike assisted in rescue efforts; here’s what we learned from our four-legged friends from the tragedy.
Springer Spaniel sees squirrel
Video: Priceless reaction of a Springer Spaniel dog when he sees a squirrel he’s unable to pursue; the pooch’s loving owners call it "the squirrel song.”
“Best in Show” winners: where are they now?
We’re in the middle of the 138th Westminster Dog Show, and here is a look at what some past “Best in Show” winners have been up to since winning the top title.
The 10 dog breeds with the best sense of smell
With hundreds of millions of olfactory receptors, dogs make excellent hunters and trackers, but which breeds have the best sense of smell? We list the top dogs.
United Airlines mistakenly puts dog on flight to Ireland
On March 14, Hendrix, a 6-year-old English Springer Spaniel from Staten Island, N.Y., was scheduled to board a United Airlines flight from New Jersey to Phoenix, Ariz. But when the plane touched down around 9:45 p.m. Thursday evening at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, United Airlines staff realized to their horror that Hendrix was not […]
The story of the Mayflower dogs
In September, 1620, a group of religious separatists boarded the Mayflower and began a 66 day trip from England to the New World. But the 102 humans were not the only passengers aboard the small ship — record shows that two dogs joined the pilgrims on their historic journey across the Atlantic. The first mention […]
British army dog honored posthumously with PDSA Dickin Medal
Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes, and can walk on two legs — or sometimes four. Theo, a working dog for the British Army, was such a hero. The English Springer Spaniel and his human partner, 26-year-old Lance Corporal Liam Tasker, spent their days in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan, hunting for roadside […]