English Springer Spaniel Health Survey

The health survey will help us determine the overall state of English Springer Spaniels in the US. Are they generally healthy? What are the most frequently reported health conditions for possible new research? Results are tabulated at the University of Missouri and all information collected is completely confidential. You have until June 30, 2017 to […]

Meeting Overview for 2017

Dear Members, We don’t have the complete meeting schedule with all the details, but maybe this will help with plans and dates. We will update this schedule as soon as we get a bit more information. February 11 Saturday in Salem ( location TBA) March 11 Saturday for Awards Banquet June 24 Saturday in Canby […]

Willamette Valley English Springer Spaniel Association- Specialty Results 2015

Best in Sweeps-Silverhill Steel Wheels Best of opposite in Sweeps- Ramblewood Counting Stars Best in Veteran Sweeps- GCH Segre’s Brown Derby RA BN CD OA OAJ Best of Opposite in Veteran Sweeps- CH MACH Cascadian’s Touch the Sky CD BN RAE MXS MJS MJP XP T2B THD CGCA Winner’s Dog- Silverhill Steel Wheels Reserve Winner’s […]

Story about Touchdown bred by Larry and Betty Schwartz

Larry: I have to share a story with you about my puppy Touchdown, one which initially would have been too awful to even tell you about, but which has a happy ending. On Sunday morning at a quarter to six, I let Touchdown and my rescue dog Ladybug outside to do their business before their […]

2014 Award’s and Titles

Statement on Tail Docking

The United States’ English Springer Spaniel breed standard states, in its opening paragraph, that Springers are “….a medium-sized sporting dog with a compact body and a docked tail.” Breed historians note that Spaniels have been depicted with docked tails since the 16th century. Springer enthusiasts, both field and conformation, dock tails for utilitarian function and […]

2013 WVESSA Calendar is Now Available

The 2013 WVESSA calendar is now available for purchase. Twelve months of beautiful springers. The calendar is professionally designed and printed. Calendars are $15.00, plus shipping. To preview the calendar or purchase, please click here.