Spaniel pooches are a unique breed in that they are a type of gun dog that is bred to flush prey out of the bushes for hunters. There are two types; water spaniels that are used to retrieve waterfowl, and land spaniels, which do best on the land flushing pheasants, rabbits, and other field prey. Most spaniels have a broad muzzle, long floppy ears, and a wavy long coat. In fact, the word spaniel actually means a breed of dog with a long silky coat and drooping ears. They come in all diffurent colors and sizes, and while some are better hunters, others are furfect lap dogs. Here’s the top 10 spaniel dog breeds in the United States.