The Clumber Spaniel Club of America is a breed club that aims to increase public awareness of the breed. They promote the breed through public education events held throughout the year. They host national specialty shows, obedience trials and rally tests throughout the year. To further educate the public, the CSCA sponsors dog shows and holds hunt tests.
In 1844, the Clumber Spaniel made its first trip to Canada. It was brought by Lt. Venable who was stationed in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The breed was officially recognized by the AKC in 1884. There are currently 27 Clumbers registered in CKC’s first studbook. The club holds trials and booster shows for the Clumber Spaniel.
The Clumber Spaniel is a large, heavy-looking breed of dog. It is one of the largest of the flushing spaniels and stands between seventeen and twenty inches. This breed is a great gundog. It is gentle, loyal, but still powerful. It sheds frequently and has a long coat. As such, they can only be a good hunting companion for active owners. The Clumber Spaniel club encourages its members hunting in the country.
The Clumber Spaniel was first developed in France by the Duke of Newcastle over two hundred years ago. This English dog was bred in Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire. The Clumber Spaniel has many breed standards. They are judged based on their conformation. Clumbers are also great swimmers. And as a breed that thrives in rough terrain, the Clumber is one of the most adaptable of all spaniels.
Before being popular among the common public, the Clumber was also a popular pet for aristocrats and English royalty. The breed was loved by Prince Albert and King Edward VII. The Clumber was one of the nine charter breeds in the AKC. It arrived in America in the late 1800s. The Clumber Spaniel Club of America was founded in 1972. Despite being a relatively rare breed in the U.S., the Clumber is a highly desirable and highly sought after companion. Its massive bone structure and rectangular body made it a popular choice for aristocrats and royalty alike.