Sports for Clumbers

Clumbers are gundogs, they are athletes, they  have inquirying minds and a need to be active a lot of the time, although they do sleep lots too. Organized competitive sports you may like to try include SHOWING Showing involves training YOU and YOUR DOG, best person to...

Grooming

GROOMING COMB or BRUSH at least once each week Trim legs, feet, and the neck under the ear monthly Clean ears fortnightly In all your grooming practices, make allowances for time of year, season of year, environmental conditions, moulting, and your dog’s health!...

Toys, Environmental Enrichment & Exercise

Dogs are sentient beings, they need things to occupy them … Clumbers are MASTER CHEWERS, and not so savvy as to what they swallow, never, never, ever leave your dog unsupervised with a toy or a damaged toy … gut obstructions require veterinary invention...

Timeline – History & Milestones of Erinveine Clumbers in brief

1958 David Irving bought his first Clumber Spaniel – Harwood Bustle 1959 imported and won on Australian debut Best in Show all breeds championship show (CH) THORNVILLE SWIM 1960 first Erinveine Clumber litter – photo Herald Sun newspaper – with Barbara &...

Treats

We all like treats, and treats are a major and successful part of training, so how to select your treats, safely, for your dog. There have been several fatal and near fatal episodes from using food or treats make in China or from ingredients imported from China (see...

What is a good breeder?

A good breeder stays abreast of new scientific based research and adopts the policies or practices as they become readily available, not to continue to do things and techniques that apparently worked int he past but obviously haven’t. For Clumber breeders this...

What is the best age to buy a Clumber Spaniel?

Most people offer Clumbers from eight weeks of age – I think this age is too young, let me tell you why! It has become the norm to offer puppies of all breeds at 8 weeks of age, and that sort of fits in with vaccinations, if the buyer is prepared to do the essential...

We won’t sell you a baby puppy! Why?

Some are a bit stunned to find we won’t sell a puppy under 4.5 months of age. We have been working with this breed for over fifty years and the decision not to run with the mob and sell baby puppies was taken for the sake of the breed, the dog, and the buyer. In a...