They are even-tempered, friendly, sociable dogs that are good with both children and other dogs.
Intelligent, friendly inquisitive, loyal, active family dogs. They are versatile hunters with a good sense of smell so they may roam if let free off a lead.
They are eager to please and are easily trained using motivational tools. They are excellent hunters and swimmers and can retrieve from both land and water.
Active, working dogs which require daily physical and mental exercise; may become destructive if bored.