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clumber spaniel,

breed of medium-sized sporting dogsporting dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs bred for pointing, flushing, and retrieving game. These dogs hunt by air scent—as opposed to most hounds, which are ground scenters—and their quarry is primarily game birds.
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 developed in France and perfected at Clumber Park, an English estate. It stands about 17 in. (43.2 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs between 50 and 60 lb (22.7–27.2 kg). Its dense coat of straight, silky hair is lemon and white or orange and white and forms long, luxuriant fringes, or feathers, on the chest and legs. The heavy-boned, low, short body of the clumber resembles no other spaniel and suggests early crossbreeding with the basset hound. The tail is docked. Although a slow worker, the clumber makes an excellent hunter and retriever when trained. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal and fox also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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But for those whose hips, knees and ankles are starting to remind them they are no longer callow youths, a Clumber can be the perfect gun dog.
Although our spa experience in the forest, at the Clumber Park Hotel and Spa, was fabulous, it was the unknown Dukeries area of Nottinghamshire which really captured our imagination.
Although she has not hit the target since October 2010, Clumber Place has not been running too badly this season and competes off a 13lb lower mark than when last victorious.
are small (they rank 122nd in popularity out of AKC's 158 breeds), Clumber spaniels are esteemed for their willingness to plunge into the heaviest cover to find and flush grouse, pheasant and woodcock.
Nottingham woman Wioletta Komar said that she was left in tears after being asked to leave the Clumber Street store due to breastfeeding her threemonth-old son and having to stand in the rain to finish last Thursday.
For me, there's nothing more relaxing than sitting in front of the fire with my dog - a white Clumber Spaniel called Fudge - beside me.
We did spot a couple of plush Clumber Spaniels, who had arrived at Crufts along with their owners, Karen Deick and Malcolm Drakeford.
the Clumber Park Hotel and Spa - Full use of the hotel facilities.
IF THERE IS a person who can look a Clumber spaniel in the face and not fall instantly in love, that person also considers watching old ladies slip and fall on the ice as the epitome of humor.
uk/ campsites/uk/worcestershire/no2hanleyswan/ blackmore CLUMBER PARK CARAVAN CLUB SITE, WORKSOP, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE Children will enjoy Clumber Park Caravan Club Site as it is part of what was once Sherwood Forest and reminders of the area's most famous resident, Robin Hood, are plentiful.
50pp per night Clumber Park in Sherwood Forest has a choice of tent pitches or glamping in wooden wigwams and camping pods with beds, heating and electricity.