English springer spaniel

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English springer spaniel

a medium-sized, compact dog with floppy ears, short, docked tail and a long, flat, silky coat in brown and white or black and white, that is most profuse under the neck and body, and behind the legs. The breed is affected by an inherited storage disease (fucosidosis), cutaneous asthenia, factor XI deficiency, retinal dysplasia and cataracts.