A relatively new breed, the Boykin Spaniel is a skilled and intelligent hunting dog. This medium-sized spaniel originates in the United States, where it was (and continues to be) used as a hunting dog in the lakes and swamps of South Carolina. The Boykin is typically a rich brown or liver color, and has beautiful amber eyes. The Boykin is also a strong swimmer, a loveable, loyal companion, and a quick learner. They form strong attachments to their owners and excel at anything from therapy to field trials and obedience.
The Boykin Spaniel is the offical dog of the state of South Carolina.
The Boykin Spaniel originated in the United States in the early 1900s.