Springerdale — Patterdale Cross Springer Spaniel

Amy Trumpeter
3 min readDec 12, 2020
Springerdale — Patterdale Cross Springer Spaniel

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For centuries many animals have been selectively bred so that they can evolve to become the best version of themselves. Dogs are also continuously cross-bred so they can suit the needs of their human owners.

Today we will explore the cross between a Patterdale Terrier and a Springer Spaniel. Both combined are known as a Springerdale. Let’s dive into their personality and if they are the right breed for you.

Introduction To A Patterdale Terrier And Springer Spaniel

Patterdale Terriers are mostly used as hunting dogs and they are not recognized by the American Kennel Club or the FCI. They weigh 5.5kgs on an average and have an average height of 13.5 inches.

The Patterdale Terrier is also extremely easy to groom and they shed moderately. Their temperament is friendly, intellectual, energetic, bold, and confident. However, they are extremely difficult to train.

They are also averse to noisy households, irregular routines, and too many guest visits in a household. Although, they are extremely loyal and affectionate towards their human companions.

On the other hand, Springer Spaniels are characterized as gun dogs and recognized both by the AKC and FCI. Their average weight is between 20–22kgs and their average height is 20 inches.

They require a lot of grooming and shed moderately. Their temperament is also energetic, playful, affectionate, and cheerful. They are extremely smart and this makes them easy to train. This breed can also adapt to any environment easily.

Springerdale Traits And Appearance

The Patterdale and Springer Spaniel cross is a good one. It combines the adaptability of the Springer Spaniel and the alertness of the Patterdale Terrier. This makes it a great dog to have anywhere and everywhere.

Its face looks more like a Patterdale Terrier. However, the ears resemble more of the Springer Spaniel. This makes it an…

Amy Trumpeter

Hi I’m Amy — travel blogger, dog lover, digital marketer. I write mainly about Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Getting into drones!